Toad is a happy, friendly mushroom guy? Maybe. Yet no other character in gaming has ever made me so furious!
SOUNDS can increase the immersion of games, underline stories or just stand alone as great compositions.
That’s because we don not only experience unique moments – but also special melodies and unmistakable tones. In this section, the authors of WALL JUMP explore the sounds of games.
An artificial Intelligence singing about how it is still alive is absolutely normal in Portal.
Level 4-3. A cave, a bridge, a penguin. Ambient sounds and then – a leap into the water. When you plunge into the sea on a hot day, the world stands still for a moment. So it does when David Wise plays the piano.
Half-Life is more than a shooter. It is a rich and terrifying universe and revolutionized the way in which the story of a game can be told. A simple radio message from the game haunts me to this day.
The first Bit.Trip games, all of them initially exclusive to WiiWare, been a good start. They were wonderful little music experiences that required a lot…