Final Fantasy VI

Ep. 26: Music’s Role in Video Games, with Dr. Ryan Thompson, MSU Game Design and Development Program

How does video game music communicate gameplay information, adrenalize us, and stimulate reward centers in our brains? Dr. Ryan Thompson takes us behind the scenes of MSU’s Game Design and Development Program, in a discussion about the role and evolution of music in video games. Bonus: Learn about a fantastic resource of free game music remixes.