"Very few people can deny that the music selection in games is memorable. Be it Final Fantasy 7's Aerith's Theme or One Winged Angel to chords that carry on through the ages (Who doesn't recognize the theme of games like Mario? - don't answer that; if such people exist, I'd rather not know.), music from games is a big deal. How else would you know when something ominous is fixing to happen, or when you're entering some kind of dark lair? Or a battle sequence? Music sets the mood and the atmosphere. Fast-paced battle sequence music, loud sounds to signify you've managed to crit, or the theme songs of the central character that plays whenever a key point in their development is occurring. It's all essential to the gaming experience…"