Evolution of video game soundtracks: a study looking into the past, present and future of game music

Windsor, Jack (2015) Evolution of video game soundtracks: a study looking into the past, present and future of game music. BSc dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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    Abstract

    This dissertation will discuss the past, present and future of game soundtracks. The study investigates the history of video game music whilst discussing key events and influences that helped paved the way for the future of game soundtracks. Secondary research in the form of Internet articles, Video games, blogs, podcasts, and books was acquired, with the acquisition of primary research in the form of data received by conducting a questionnaire. From the results collected in addition to the research collected by secondary means, this study shows evidence for where game soundtracks is headed, as well as proving why it is headed in this direction by examining the previous history of game music.

    Item Type: Dissertation
    Additional Information: Title page on the pdf gives the date as March 2014, actual date of submission April 2015.
    Departments/Research Groups: Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries > School of Creative Technologies
    Depositing User: Jane Polwin
    Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2015 15:00
    Last Modified: 01 Jul 2015 15:00
    URI: http://eprints.port.ac.uk/id/eprint/17562

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