Guile’s Theme Goes with Vinyl and CD as Street Fighter II Music Hits Retro Music Formats

Carl Williams writes, "Music has been one area of gaming that is sometimes overlooked. From the days of the Atari 2600 to recent times, gaming music is not the recipient of nearly the budget that graphics receives. Gaming music is still integral to the way gamers feel about a game, mostly in a subtle subconscious manner, music sets the mood. Without music in games the mood is destroyed and that puts even more work on the shoulders of the graphics to set the mood (it can work out but it is tough). Imagine playing Resident Evil (any of them) or Mega Man without the music on- you still have a fun game but it is “different” in a way that is hard to put your finger on. For those still rocking a vinyl record player, or a CD player, you will soon be able to relive your favorite gaming memories through a new Street Fighter II music release."

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