Video: Classic Video Game Themes Played on Piano & Keyboard

The 8-bit chirp, the brassy blasts at the end of a level, the quickening melodies as danger approaches—video game music not only sets the virtual scene, but can transport you back to memories of gameplay even years later.

Reverb's Synth Sounds Of… host William Kurk, ageless though he is, takes us back through 14 classic video game themes (or, 13 classics and one surprise). Do yourself the favor of vicariously reliving Will's childhood.

Can you name all the tunes?

If you've ever wanted to become a video game soundtrack composer yourself, check out the "6 Skills You Need to Compose Video Game Soundtracks, According to the Pros."

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