Soapbox: Chiptune Is Great, But The Impact Of A Full Orchestra Is Unbeatable

Elevated storytelling.

It’s wonderful to see the love for video game music in our current Nintendo Life Video Game Music Festival; it’ll rightly celebrate all sorts of audio and soundtracks across varied games and genres. When the right music combines with an outstanding game, there is arguably no more satisfying experience in entertainment; the fusion of storytelling, visuals, audio and player agency make gaming truly unique.

For this little article I’m focusing on one specific vibe and style, however — orchestral game music.

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