Video game music is perhaps the most underrated genre in the music industry. It’s a shame when you think about it, considering the emotional impact video game music can have for the listener.
Now let me get this out the way. I’m a very avid gamer and have been playing games since I was 4 years old on my Mom’s Nintendo and Sega Genesis. However, most of my growing up came from the 6th and 7th generations. But because I’ve grown up with video games, I’ve been able to experience old school and new school gaming.
So, while we are exploring the evolution of video game music, we will also have to talk about video games. So, let’s dive on in!