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Audio Games: Earphones On, Stress Off, And Chill Zone On

Audio Games: Earphones On, Stress Off, And Chill Zone On

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Music is one of the best medicines to heal your soul, and Audio Games can leave a therapeutic impact. These ones are specially made for the blind and disabled but are equally enjoyable for the fit & sturdy! So, what are you waiting for?

 

Put your earphones on & let’s be all ears to the world of Audio Games!

  1. What are Audio Games?
  • Audio games are also known as music games.
  • These are electronic games played on your mobile devices or personal computers.
  • Audio games don’t have many visuals. These ones are generally based on tactical feed, and well, you see, audio.
  1. History of Audio Games
  • The first audio game was launched by Atari in 1974, named Touch Me
  • The player can produce audio by touching different buttons given in the arcade cabinet.
  • Touch Me features lights that flash when audio is played.
  1. Papa Sangre
  • Papa Sangre was developed by Somethin’ Else. It is a horror-themed audio game.
  • It is a single-player game where the player has to rescue the trapped soul by avoiding being killed by monsters.
  • Available for: iOS
  1. Chillingham
  • Chillingham was developed by Bavisoft in 2004.
  • This audio game is designed for blind and visually impaired people.
  • Available for: Windows
  1. A Blind Legend
  • An action-adventure audio game with no visual graphics, A Blind Legend was developed by Dowino in 2015.
  • A complete audio game that requires headphones while you play the character of Blind Knight. Your job is to rescue his wife from the kidnappers.
  • Available for: Windows, iOS, Android, macOS
  1. Wraith: The Oblivion – The Orpheus Device
  • Wraith: The Oblivion – The Orpheus Device was developed by Earplay on October 29, 2020.
  • An action-adventure audio game played by using your assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google assistant.
  • Available for: Smart speakers, Android, iOS
  1. Merlin
  • Merlin was invented by former NASA employee Bob Doyle and his brother-in-law, Wendl Thomas. It was developed by Parker Brother in 1978.
  • Also known as Merlin: The Electronic Wizard, it has 6-different types of games. In these, each button of the console indicates a musical note.
  • Available for: Merlin Console
  1. Real Sound: Kaze no Regret
  • An action-adventure audio game, this was developed by Warp and published by Sega.
  • It was released for Sega Saturn, which was later switched to Sega Dreamcast console in 1999. Also, the game has an audio gamebook!
  • Available for: Sega Saturn, Sega Dreamcast
  1. Why Are Audio Games Soooo Underrated?

The lack of visual graphics—Indeed. Audio Games are mainly made for people who are not physically fit, but hey, gaming got its way! With their audio stories, though, audio games tend towards the tedious side.

Well, be it for fit or not, audio games remain unique in their own right. From being an aid to a peaceful sleep to freaking you out if combined with horror, audio games are worth exploring with their audio stories!

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Blog Edited By Ritika Gupta

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