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The 10 Must-hear Video Game Soundtracks - Tech2

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The 10 Must-hear Video Game Soundtracks
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Here, we list ten video game soundtracks that any music connoisseur should defintely have on their playlist.

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This piece covers the emotions classic video game soundtrack can leave gamers with. Starting with the 8-bit era till now, it notes classic tones that the industry and consumers hold in high regard.

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The 12 essential video game soundtracks now available on iTunes that you cannot afford to be without | GamesRadar

The 12 essential video game soundtracks now available on iTunes that you cannot afford to be without | GamesRadar | Video Game Soundtracks | Scoop.it
Deus Ex: Human Revolution Composer: Michael McMann Buy it hereAlternately frenzied, soaring and soothing, the original score to Deus Ex: Human Revolution (RT @GamesRadar: The 12 essential video game soundtracks now available on iTunes that you cannot...

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This piece is meant to be used as a guide for consumers, who are interested in purchasing copies of their favorite video game soundtracks. It also gives great soundtrack examples for new comers to the genre. 

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Video game audio: why the sound of the battle always lingers - The Guardian

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The Guardian Video game audio: why the sound of the battle always lingers The Guardian It's an intriguing mix of artful composition, voice actors who never meet and designers bashing stuff with tools to build a consistent world.


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This article discusses the importance of voice acting and sound effects in the industry. It gives several examples of the power that the spoken lines and ambient sounds have, and how it helps fame the story.  

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Soundtrack to Release on Feb. 7

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Soundtrack to Release on Feb. 7 | Video Game Soundtracks | Scoop.it

KINGDOMS OF AMALUR: RECKONING™ ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK SET FOR RELEASE ON FEBRUARY 7

 

Score by Renowned Composer Grant Kirkhope & Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Released by Sumthing Else Music Works on Same Day as Innovative Video Game

 

New York - January 12th, 2012 - Marking the next step in the evolution of video game soundtracks, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning™ Original Soundtrack is scheduled for release on February 7, 2012-the same day that the highly anticipated fantasy role-playing video game becomes available. Featuring original music composed by renowned composer Grant Kirkhope, the soundtrack will be distributed through Sumthing Else Music Works-the leading video game music company created by famed musician/producer Nile Rodgers-and will be released through a licensing relationship between 38 Studios LLC and Big Huge Games.

 

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning™ Original Soundtrack will be available at all physical and online retail outlets, and through digital download at www.sumthingdigital.com, Amazon MP3, iTunes® and other digital music sites.

 

http://tracksounds.blogspot.com/2012/01/kingdoms-of-amalur-reckoning-soundtrack.html


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This piece acknowledges renown game composer Grant Kirkhope, and his work on the title "Kingdom of Amalur: Reckoning". 

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The Top 12 Video Game Soundtracks Of All Time - Forbes

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Whether or not you believe video games qualify as art, these twelve video game soundtracks should convince you that video game scores most certainly do.

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This piece tackles the argument for video games as an art form. The author at the very least believe that the musical scores should be. The author gives twelve great examples as proof for their argument. 

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