If music is your thing, then there are two articles dedicated to the best games music around - with SNES and C64 covered (for Amiga and arcade music, see their separate articles).
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Matt Furniss – Atari ST Works, 1990-1992. Many computer game soundtracks of the 80s and early 90s consist of only one longer cue, sometimes with a few shorter pieces and jingles added. As such, these scores don’t warrant individual reviews, even when these works are of outstanding quality. What makes more sense is to combine several such. The Greatest Video Game Music by London Philharmonic Orchestra Preview: 30 sec only Quality: 238 kbps Size: 5.94 Mb Length: 3:30 Download Track. The Greatest Video Game Music - Ebook written by Hal Leonard Corp. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Greatest Video Game Music.
Arcade + M.A.M.E.
Video game music has evolved from simple bleeps and bloops to fully-orchestrated works on par with the best of film and television, with styles that vary widely. And while 'The Greatest Video Game Music' doesn't cover all of its bases, it does a good job of mixing some of the more recognizable classics with the more modern hits. Product Description 'The Greatest Video Game Music', performed by the highly acclaimed London Philharmonic Orchestra, features classical orchestrations of the best-known video game themes including Mario Bros, Call of Duty, Zelda, Final Fantasy, Halo, World of Warcraft, the incredibly successful Angry Birds and many more.Gameplay ideals
Records + high scores
Top C64 video game music
Top SNES video game music
Best 2 player games
In case you didn't know, M.A.M.E. stands for Multiple arcade machine emulator. Have you ever wanted to see that arcade you saw many years ago to relive those memories? Well, now's your chance. There are some excellent games that stand up (and I would say often surpass), to what's churned out in today's commercialised market. Go back to the time when playability was king!
Great Video Game Music
Are today's games better than the old classics? Apart from a few exceptions, what has happened to most of the originality, the 'twitch' gameplay and the essence of what made the games so good in the pre-Playstation/PC scene ? There's information on how the games compare in terms of playability. A good sarcastic lesson in gameplay mechanics is what some games need.
The article is still in progress. For now, read this spoof interview with a ficticious games company.
I haven't played every single game on Earth and a few of these records may well have been beaten, but there are certain games contained within this section that we believe /no-one/ in the world has got better times/scores for. Prove us wrong - send your achievements in!
The all time best C64 video games music is here! The top 64 tunes are carefully positioned according to their melodic content, intricacy and general atmosphere. Each one is dissected and given a mini-review too. And to top it all, you can download all 64 tunes in one convenient zip file!
If you've heard little or no Super Nintendo music, then you are missing out on some of the greatest video games music ever composed! Despite the 'chippy' nature of the sound sometimes, the SNES has been host to some real masterpieces.
Never heard the delights of Secret of Mana, Pop 'n' Twinbee, Kirby, Zelda 3, or Axelay?
Well now's your chance. I have in fact rated a whole collection of SNES music (taking into account factors of rhythm, melody, intricacy and general orchestration), so if you haven't got time to wade through the tons of stuff which isn't so good (and believe me - there's a lot of it), then you have come to the right place.
Here for the first time since its original release over 10 years ago is the one and only CACG (or Computer and Console Guide for short).
The Greatest Video Game Music DownloadThis cool fanzine was featured in 'Super Play' and on 'Digitiser' Teletext. Thus we expected a flood of people to order the thing, but only received a few orders from Super Play readers and not one (!) from the millions of Digitiser viewers! Thus the fanzine was doomed to a life of unsold copies and remained in a dark void of nothingness.... until now!! Thanks to the wonders of html, I present it in its entirety; the new, improved, fully HTML converted CACG.
My brother, Nathan, who created this was only 13 years old at the time, but had a great deal of humor and style in his presentation. All the reviews, previews and cool features are accurately translated into HTML. Take a dive into nostalgia around the time of the Amiga, SNES and Megadrive and you might even learn a few things too...
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