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Submitted by djslimzz 137d ago | opinion piece

Music in Video Games: Atmosphere and Emotions

Music is an important component and has the ability of constructing the rightful atmosphere within games and stimulate certain kinds of emotions in gamers. It needs to be in correlation with the current surroundings without overwhelming the player with noise.The use of specific instruments is critical, the tone, the overall beat, rhythm, pitch, staff style and much more can influence what natural kind of emotion players may feel. (3DS, GameCube, Nintendo DS, PC, PS Vita, PS2, PS3, PS4, PSP, Retro, Wii, Wii U, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

Andy1520  +   138d ago
Nice list. I would add Contra and Double Dragon II opening themes
nassour  +   137d ago
Very nice piece
darklinx23  +   137d ago
Mario music sucks......
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3-4-5  +   137d ago
Koji Kondo would like to have a word with you sir.
Lionheartshinta  +   137d ago
pretty good topic indeed
PriscilliaImgmr  +   137d ago
Thanks you guys, truly appreciated :) yes i definitely could've added many more songs of video games, but those 5 are the ones that I truly love. Something i love about opinions and tastes, we cannot really discuss and debate on personal likings. :)
Teddy-Duchamp  +   137d ago
Metal gear solid ps1, that was the first game to capture my attention in regards to a game soundtrack. Amazing game, one of my most memorable.
maniatico2  +   137d ago
Excellent article !
PriscilliaImgmr  +   137d ago
Thank you, much appreciated!!!

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