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Soundtracking Mario

Edge: Of all the quantum leaps Mario has made in the name of innovation since he flattened his first goomba 25 years ago, the series' groundbreaking use of music and sound effects wins a relatively small slice of the acclaim. Before Nintendo's pioneering plumber came along, videogame music was little more than window dressing. With Super Mario Bros., Nintendo demonstrated for the first time that sound and music, when thoughtfully integrated, were crucial ingredients in fun, memorable gameplay and an important tool for manipulating players' responses to what was happening on screen.

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eagle212807d ago

Koji Kondo is one of the best songwriters EVER. ;)

tunaks12806d ago

the soundtrack of the galaxy games are among the best.