Music in Gaming: why 16 bits sound just fine to me

Gamer's Guide to, Monday 20th June 2011: Music is a generally-overlooked component of videogames, at least from the player's perspective, some background to the main product that (often) many don't notice. However, creative decisions about videogame music can be essential to creating memorable videogames, argues Andrew Testerman.

"Many games benefit from a large scale, orchestral approach, but the best soundtracks are the ones that best suit the game, and to preclude using MIDI compositions simply because they’re old would be a mistake."

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