This video takes a look at 8-bit music and throwback game soundtracks and try to pin down on why it’s so memorable.
Everyone likes 8-bit music, but why is it so catchy? This video attempts to look at the music of video games in the 80s and modern throwback games and what makes the themes memorable. Like the video? Check out some over stuff on Major Third’s youtube channel!
Intro music is by me.
Other music includes
“Comet Observatory (Jazz Cover)” from Super Mario Galaxy (by the talented Insaneintherain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAdnsOKe59A)
“Donkey Kong’s Crash Course – Course 1″ by Takayuki Shimamura and Yoshikazu Yamashita (from Nintendo Land)
“Gestation” by Daisuke “Pixel” Amaya (from Cave Story)
“Pushing Onward” by Magnus “SoulEye” PĂ„lsson (from VVVVVV)