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Music Appreciation: Video Game Music

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Websites Recommended by Your Instructor

The Evolution of Video Game Music - An NPR story with links to web resources at the bottom.

The Impact of Music in Video Games - An article from the Gaming Gazette.

The Importance of Music in Video Games - A 5-minute YouTube video on the importance of music in video games.

What's the Future of Music in Video Games - A slightly longer (about 12.5 minutes) YouTube video from the BBC about developments in video game music.

Finding Books and Articles on Video Game Music

Finding Magazine and Journal Articles on Video Game Music:

The best RTC database for finding articles in video game music is ProQuest.  Try some of these searches: (You'll have to log in using your RTC student email address and password.) 

You can also try searching in JSTOR. RTC Library doesn't carry all of the JSTOR collection, if you find something we don't carry, ask us about Interlibrary Loaning books and articles

Finding eBooks on Video Game Music:

Try EBSCOhost Community College eBook Collection for ebooks on video game music.

Video Game Music Online