While music was once a minor consideration for console gamers, it is now a serious component that influences consumers and drives decisions. While this may sound strange, it is a testament to just how far technological advancement and musical culture has influenced modern designers and contributed to the wider gaming experience. While it is hard to cite a single reason why music and sound effects have emerged as such central gaming features, these two factors have undoubtedly played a central role in this evolution. When video games first emerged in their original format, they featured extremely simplistic and restricted musical...

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