When are games actually games? The band Radiohead, of all people, answered this question for me.
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.
What sounds come to mind first when you think of your favorite games? The ones you’ve modded into the game yourself. More hot spicy wine, anyone?
Not to seem greedy, but who actually says that playing videogames has to be a monothematic activity?
The good old days with the good old Game Boy. You still remember ’em? No? I’m not surprised. They didn’t exist!
Climbing in games is ubiquitous, but rarely rises above the quality of a load time. That has to change.
Actually, I’m not very interested in video game music. Metroid Prime is the big exception.
I want to say a lot about Terra Nil, a reverse city builder. It is just a pixilated game, but it stands for so much more.