Video Game Design and Development: A Bit-by-Bit History of Video Game Music: Video Game Sound and Music
Chart the history of video game music, bit by bit
From early arcade games to modern open-world adventures, video game soundtracks have made an indelible mark on our culture.
On this course, you’ll get an introduction to video game music and the platforms that define it (including Atari and NES), focusing on the evolution of the classic 8-bit sound.
Featuring exclusive interviews with top video game composers and musicians, you’ll get hands-on with recorded examples, downloadable demos, and sample code.
You’ll draw on technology, musicology, and cultural studies to chart the development of the best video game music – from Pong to the complex arrangements of today’s first-person shooters.