Hear The Music, Play The Game. Music And Game Design: Interplays And Perspectives

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Rietveld, HC, Carbone, MB, Gallagher, R, Newman, J, McAlpine, KB, Peñate Domínguez, F, Collins, K, Hulme, Z, Langhorst, T and Austin, M (2017). Hear The Music, Play The Game. Music And Game Design: Interplays And Perspectives. Game. 1 (6).
AuthorsRietveld, HC, Carbone, MB, Gallagher, R, Newman, J, McAlpine, KB, Peñate Domínguez, F, Collins, K, Hulme, Z, Langhorst, T and Austin, M
Abstract

Special issue of online peer-reviewed journal GAME on game music. There is a growing recognition of the role of music in games by the gaming industry, game fans, and journalists. Several conferences have been established on the roles of music and sound in video games, such as the industry-focused GameSoundCon, first initiated in Los Angeles in 2009, and Game Music Connect, that has taken place annually between 2013-15 in London. Simultaneously, the study of music and audio in games is gaining interest in game studies. This edited collection offers a glimpse into this “polyphonic” and still vastly under-explored field, suggesting a long-term cooperation and interplay between music and game studies.

KeywordsGame Studies; Game Music; Game Composition; Game Audio; Ludomusicology; Electronic Music; Game Cultures
Year2017
JournalGame
Journal citation1 (6)
PublisherGAME: Games, Arts, Media, Entertainment. 1(6)
Web address (URL)https://www.gamejournal.it/
Publication dates
Print31 Dec 2017
Publication process dates
Deposited04 Sep 2018
Accepted30 Dec 2017
Accepted author manuscript
License
CC BY 4.0
EditorsRietveld, HC and Carbone, MB
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