The Evolving Medium of Game Music

If you’re a regular reader or friend, you’ll know that game and film music are areas that I pay close attention to and collect. Game Music has long been an under-appreciated and sometimes looked down-upon form of media. As game music has evolved to become more and cinematic or exploratory in it’s themes it has gained legitimacy in the form of major awards and other types of recognition. Going along with this, several “game composers” have crossed over to “main-stream” success in the film world. Rock Paper Shotgun examines this evolution in game music.

Like a human q-tip David Valjalo embarks on a fantastical voyage into the realm of videogame music. Rounding up three of the most high-profile composers..” – Rock, Paper Shotgun

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A freelance writer and digital artist, operator of this website. My name is James Schumacher, and I hold a degree in Game Art & Design (BoFA) from the Art Institute in Portland. My passions are gaming, music, books, film and my friends. Select Photography to see some of my latests photos, with more found at 500px and Viewbug. Currently you can find much of my game reviews mostly at Only Single Player http://www.onlysp.com. I am available for freelance writing work, as well as for image and graphic editing.