For many of us, it’s hard to think of almost any videogame without our minds conjuring up the music that accompanied it. Over the decades they’ve evolved from simplistic monaural beeps and bloops to full orchestral scores recorded in 7.1 surround, but from their earliest days right up to today, soundtracks have played an integral part of our memories of the games we played, and the times in our lives when we were playing them.
What we aim to bring you with Sound of Play is a diverse sample of our favourites pieces from the many air-punching, spine-tingling, tear-jerking and grin-inducing videogame soundtracks we’ve heard over the years.
This week, Sound of Play brings you a musical collage — a constellation of audio memories from the year 2013. Rediscover favourites from 2013 or encounter tunes for the first time. This mix contains excerpts […]
It’s Halloween once more, and that means that the Sound of Play studio is being haunted by the meddlesome Huell Wuthering (@deadhuell) as he auditions for a permanent spot on the Cane and Rinse network. […]
In this special 220th Sound of Play, Leah Haydu and Michiel Kroder begin their journey through the Castlevania series, from the earliest entry on the Famicom to Symphony of the Night on the PlayStation.