Steep Audio Review

Article by Katie Tarrant Edited by Sam Hughes & Doug Waters Developer: Ubisoft Annecy Audio Director: François Dumas Sound Designer: Jonathan Wachoru Composers: Zikali Reviewed on: Xbox One Appealing to fans of games like SSX and Shaun White Snowboarding comes Steep. Developed by Ubisoft Annecy, Steep is an online open world extreme sports game that enables you

Outlast 2 – Game Audio Review

Article by Derek Brown Edited by Katie Tarrant Developer: Red Barrels Composer: Samuel Laflamme Sound Designer: Francis Brus Reviewed on: Steam First things first, I’m a bubble blowin’ baby. Horror games and I have had a rocky relationship to say the least. I’m a jumpy, shouty creature and they tend to poke me in all the

Final Fantasy XV – A Game Audio Review

Final Fantasy XV – A Game Audio Review Review by Andrew Overfield Edited by Sam Hughes Developer/Publisher: Square Enix Composer: Yoko Shimomura Sound Management: Kazuki Hamamoto, Shihoko Karube, Yuko Sakae, Ayako Tsuchlya Reviewed on: PS4   For 20 of the last near-on 30 years of it’s franchise’s life I’ve been a huge Final Fantasy fan. From spending a large portion of

First Details Revealed For Upcoming ‘We Sing’

We Sing Productions, a collaboration between Wired Productions, Nordic Games, and Le Cortex has announced that the award-winning karaoke game series We Sing is back and much bigger and better than before! We Sing builds on the success of the original series for the Nintendo Wii, which set the bar for being the only music game to support group

Epanalepsis Game Audio Review

Review by Alyx Jones Edited by Sam Hughes Developer: Cameron Kunzelman Composer: John Fio Reviewed on: Steam/Mac Epanalepsis is a strange, yet beautifully crafted, point and click game about three separate characters who live twenty years apart, but whose lives are somehow intertwined and shaped by the decisions made through their predecessor. Cameron Kunzelman, who takes


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BETHESDA ANNOUNCES WOLFENSTEIN: THE OLD BLOOD Standalone Prequel to the Award-Winning Game Wolfenstein: The New Order Available From May 5, 2015 WATCH THE NEW TRAILER HERE: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood will be available digitally and in retail for £14.99 / €19.99 / AUD$39.95 from May 5, 2015 for the PlayStation®4 system and PC, and

0RBITALIS Audio Review!

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The Sound Architect was fortunate enough to try out the Steam Early Access Release of 0RBITALIS. 0RBITALIS is a simulation game born out of the Ludum Dare 28 gamejam. The theme ‘You Only Get One’ inspired Alan to blend his passion for physics with gaming, accentuated by his trademark aesthetic. The objective

Interview with Professional Sound Designer, Chris Sweetman

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The Sound Architect speaks with the excellent Sound Designer, Chris Sweetman. Chris has extensive experience in the game audio world as an Audio Director and has lent his expertise to great games such as Black, Brink and Epic Games’ forthcoming Fortnite.  Chris started in sound post production at the Digital Sound House a facility that catered

Paragon Audio Review

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New audio review on The Sound Architect! Sam Hughes reviews the upcoming indie game Paragon. Read the full review here: Panned Bouncy Balls in Paragon Enjoy! The Sound Architect //