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, Ryan settles in with some community requests as well as a thorough and in-depth listen of Super Mario Odyssey’s iconic theme song (are we using that correctly? I can never tell. Can someone […]
On this week’s Sound of Play, Tom Quillfeldt speaks to Barry “Epoch” Topping, the composer & sound designer for KaizenGameWorks‘ Paradise Killer Every Wednesday in Sound of Play, we bring you some of our favourite pieces […]
On this Sound of Play Extra, Tom Quillfeldt interviews BAFTA-winning games composer and multi-instrumentalist Jason Graves about his music for horror game The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope, as well as many titles from across […]
Ryan shares the next “year in game history” medley, featuring music from 155 games from the year 1995. You can keep up with the History of Videogame Music project and download high-quality versions of the […]
Joining Leon Cox for this week’s podcast is Daniel J. Glass, a licensed clinical psychologist practicing in Connecticut, President of the Applied Evolutionary Psychology Society, Project Leader at PsychTable.org and author of our recent Luigi […]
Joining Ryan Hamann for this week’s Sound of Play is Cane and Rinse community member David Grund, a.k.a. Wayward Prophet. Every Wednesday in Sound of Play, we bring you some of our favourite pieces from […]
Joining Leon Cox for this week’s Sound of Play, is Darren Gargette Every Wednesday in Sound of Play, we bring you some of our, and your, favourite pieces from the many videogame soundtracks we’ve enjoyed […]
Ryan shares the next “year in game history” medley, featuring music from 143 games from the year 2010. You can keep up with the History of Videogame Music project and download high-quality versions of the […]