The right musical score can add layers of depths to a game experience, but sometimes music is more powerful for its absence.
Symphony of Destruction
Ken Levine is frequently held up as a grand auteur of videogames, but his goal for BioShock Infinite is to just make a really good shooter.
If the game designer is God, then it is you, the player, who is the Devil trying to thwart His plans.
Standing outside the rainbow of rhythm titles like Rock Band and Guitar Hero, NanaOn-Sha's unusual music game Vib-Ribbon is content to paint it black.