How Licensed Music can Make an Average Game Good

"A good soundtrack can often be overlooked in video games, but just take a minute to recall those video game moments that have been a pleasure to your ears. Chances are that some of your most memorable experiences in this regard were accompanied by licensed music."

Steve from Gamespresso argues that licensed music can have a bigger impact on a gamer's experience than an original score.

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csreynolds1097d ago (Edited 1097d ago )

I agree that licensed music can be a real asset. Look at Burnout Paradise, for example. The soundtrack to that game was epic. Guns and Roses to The Pigeon Detectives to Chopin - it was a winning playlist.

Don't take from that I'm saying Burnout Paradise was average though; it was bloody brilliant. The soundtrack just made it more enjoyable to cruise around.

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