There have been many games with emphasis on the aural senses. Any of the music games to start off with: Rock Band, Guitar Hero, Frets On Fire - all the way to Audiosurf. How many people hear the "Wololo" and get the Age of...
I'm from Australia and, as such, feel so far from everything.
An honours grad with a Bachelor of Media & a Bachelor of Communications. With way too much time on my hands.
I game for fun, not for achievements, not for prestige just for the enjoyment. While I like a challenge at the end of the day, to me, gaming is like music. Rather fantastic, but not always practical. I do understand that it is one hell of a massive (and rapidly growing) industry.
Examples of my favourite games are things like: Batman: Arkham Asylum, Grim Fandango, Monkey Island, Hitman, Deus Ex, Braid, Diablo, Fallout, GTA: Vice City, Max Payne, The Neverhood, Outlaws, Resident Evil, Portal, Wolfenstein, Sam & Max, Silent Hill 2, Tekken, Splinter Cell, Transformers.