The role of sound in video games

Aaron Trammel shares his thoughts and observations on how sound and music work in video games, looking at Limbo and other titles.

The soundtrack of Limbo says a lot about the game, which in turn says a lot about our culture.Video games are rarely the object of analysis for sound culture studies, this is fairly counterintuitive considering both their social impact and technological nature.

Should sound studies take a closer look at video games – where would it start?

Read Aarons full post here.