Video Games nowadays needs investments of millions of dollars. In fact, a lot of video games are more expensive than movies. One remarkable effect of this huge investments are the quality of music.
I personally enjoy video games music since I was a child (even from the eternal Super Mario Bros. tunes). Of course, I'm not the only one. Nevertheless, when I see a "serious" publication as Forbes listing the best video games soundtracks, I can understand that the video games are no longer the devilish things I used to be warned about when I was younger. Step by step, video games are finding their place in our culture. Check the article here.
By the way, a disappointment was the exclusion of the work of Akira Yamaoka in the list. I think it is brilliant! You can listen some tracks here.