Spiderman PS4: Game Audio Review

Review by Willy McCarter Edited by Alyx Jones Developer/Publisher: Insomniac Games Composer: John Paesano Audio Director: Paul Mudra Audio Lead: Jamie McMenamy Senior Audio Designers: Herschell Bailey, David Yingling Audio Designers: Jeff Dombkowski, Blake Johnson, Alex Previty Senior Dialogue Specialist: Jeremy Hall VO Cast: Yuri Lowenthal, Tara Platt, Nancy Linari, William Salyers & Laura Bailey Reviewed on: Playstation 4 Introduction Well, here

Old Man’s Journey Game Audio Review

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  Reviewed by Willy McCarter. Edited by Sam Dudley Music & Sound Design: Andrew Rohrmann (aka scntfc) Developer: Broken Rules Reviewed on: Nintendo Switch   Introduction Released in May 2017 on Steam, Old Man’s Journey developed by Broken Rules finally made its way to the Nintendo Switch recently. I had the pleasure of playing this lovable, kindhearted and

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Game Audio Review

Review by Willy McCarter Edited by Katie Tarrant Developer: Ubisoft Paris & Milan Studios Publisher: Ubisoft Composer: Grant Kirkhope Reviewed on: Nintendo Switch Introduction Nostalgic sounds, crazy level design, an over-the-top battle system, comedic humour, lovable characters, beautiful visuals, silly weapons, an exhilarating soundtrack and non-stop use of the “BWAAHHH’ catchphrase. Yep, you’ve guessed

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Game Audio Review

Review by Willy McCarter Edited by Katie Tarrant Developer/Publisher: Nintendo Composers: Manaka Kataoka, Yasuaki Iwata Sound Director: Hajime Wakai Reviewed on: Nintendo Switch Introduction Well, the time has finally come! The dawn of a new generation of gaming consoles is upon us and of course Nintendo naturally like to break into every new

Titanfall 2

Review by Matt Hellewell Edited by Sam Hughes Developer: Respawn Entertainment Publisher: Electronic Arts Composer: Stephen Barton Audio Lead: Erik Kraber Reviewed on: Xbox One   After reviewing the Titanfall 2 Pre-Alpha Tech Test we are back to review Titanfall 2's new campaign in all its audible glory. The campaign begins with your character, rifleman Jack Cooper, training

Ratchet & Clank 2016: A Game Audio Review

Reviewed by Willy McCarter Edited by Sam Hughes Developer: Insomniac Games Composer: Michael Bross Audio Director: Jamie McMenamy Sound Designer: David Nazario & Co. Voice Over Cast: James Arnold Taylor, David Kaye, Jim Ward etc. Reviewed on: PS4 It is with a great big warm The Sound Architect welcome, that we introduce a new addition to the team, Mr Willy McCarter! Find out

Doom (Campaign) Game Audio Review

Review by Matt Hellewell Edited by Sam Hughes Developer: id Software Publisher: Bethesda Softworks Composer: Mick Gordon Audio Director: Chris Hite Reviewed on: Xbox One   The Doom campaign begins with your character awakening in a Martian facility, unaware of where he is or how he got there. As the story unfolds you start to piece together the

PS+ Game of the Month – Super Meat Boy

Review by Alyx Jones Developer: Team Meat Original Composer: Danny Baranowsky Re-release Composers: Ridiculon,David "Scattle" Scatliffe, Laura Shigihara Sound Designer: Jordan Fehr So, lucky PS+ members get some fantastic games to choose from this month, including Broken Age and Unmechanical. However,  the PS4 release of Super Meat Boy was particularly interesting on the audio front,due to a whole new soundtrack

Nibblers Game Audio Review

Review by Alyx Jones Developer Rovio Entertainment Ltd. AUDIO TEAM Music composed by Salla Hakkola Musicians Lauri Wuolio - Cupola Kirsi Ojala - Recorders, Flutes Sami Kurppa - Clarinets Kukka Lehto - Violin Juho Kanervo - Cello Tuomo Huhdanpää - Percussion Salla Hakkola – Harp Henri Sorvali - Bass, Guitar Produced by Henri Sorvali & Salla Hakkola Recorded at Finnvox Studio Sound engineer Mikko Oinonen Lead Sound Designer Pasi Pitkänen Voice

Volume Game Audio Review

Review by Alyx Jones Edited by Sam Hughes Developer: Mike Bithell Composer: David Housden Voice Actors: Charlie McDonnell, Danny Wallace, Andy Serkis Reviewed On: Steam (Mac) Volume is a stealth based indie game developed by Mike Bithell (Thomas Was Alone). The game approaches the classic Robin Hood story from a futuristic approach. It takes a minimalist