AOL puts video game scores on the air

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If you like game music but dont' want to purchase the soundtrack or work your way through part of a game just to listen to the tunes you may find this new announcement from AOL of interest. Today they announced that they will be adding a Video Game Scores station to it's set of online radio stations. Sounds like a cool idea for those who are interested in listening to game music away from their consoles.

New Station Highlights Original Music Scores from the World’s Most Popular Video Games

New York, NY – May 4, 2005 – Video game music has come a long way since “Pac-Man” and “Super Mario Bros.” As original video game scores gain in both complexity and popularity, the AOL Radio Network, AOL’s leading online radio service, today announces the addition of the Video Game Scores station to its more than 200 originally programmed station offerings.

Launching today, the station features original scores from such popular video games as "Halo 2," "Metal Gear Solid 3," "Metroid Prime," the "Final Fantasy" series and many more. The station builds upon the earlier success of “Final Fantasy Radio,” which was available exclusively on the AOL Radio Network from November 2003 through April 2004. The Video Game Scores station is available at AOL Keyword: Radio under the Soundtracks/Themes category.

About the AOL Radio Network
The AOL Radio Network is a leading online radio network with over 10 million unique visitors per month,* and over 200 stations of music, news, sports and talk. The network has more than 175 originally programmed music stations, which also feature recordings from AOL Music's popular AOL Music Sessions, intimate in-studio performance series; AOL Music LIVE! weekly concert series; First Listens, worldwide debuts of the most eagerly anticipated songs before they are available anywhere else; All-Artist stations and Celebrity DJ stations. In addition, the network features third party stations from some of the most respected names in broadcasting.

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