Cambridge University Press publishes video game music text

Cambridge University Press published today an academic text dedicated to advancing the study of video game audio. Written by Dr Tim Summers, an Oxford graduate and Royal Holloway lecturer, Understanding Video Game Music provides methods and concepts for understanding the relatively new field of video game music.

While an academic text, it is also accessible for general audiences; Dr Summers explains musicological concepts step-by-step such that extensive previous knowledge of musicology is not required. He offers a wide range of examples from the 1970s to 2010s,