Video Game Audio

Video Game Audio
Author : Christopher Hopkins
Publisher : McFarland
Total Pages : 256
Release : 2022-08-17
ISBN 10 : 9781476674353
ISBN 13 : 1476674353
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Video Game Audio Book Description:

From the one-bit beeps of Pong to the 3D audio of PlayStation 5, this book examines historical trends in video game sound and music. A range of game systems sold in North America, Europe and Japan are evaluated by their audio capabilities and industry competition. Technical fine points are explored, including synthesized v. sampled sound, pre-recorded v. dynamic audio, backward compatibility, discrete and multifunctional soundchips, storage media, audio programming documentation, and analog v. digital outputs. A timeline chronicles significant developments in video game sound for PC, NES, Dreamcast, Xbox, Wii, Game Boy, PSP, iOS and Android devices and many others.

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Pages: 256
Authors: Christopher Hopkins
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Pages: 213
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