Sound-effects

10.31.14
H1Z1's audio is a key part of its immersion
10.31.14

H1Z1's audio is a key part of its immersion

When done right, you hardly ever consciously acknowledge a game's sound, but when it's missing or d...

By J. Olivetti,   10.31.14
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08.13.14
This is what makes the snapping bone sound in Mortal Kombat X
08.13.14

This is what makes the snapping bone sound in Mortal Kombat X

That juicy explosion of a crushed skull in Mortal Kombat X is actually the sound of a watermelon sp...

By J. Conditt,   08.13.14
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11.27.13
Choose My Adventure: Neverwinter wonderland
11.27.13

Choose My Adventure: Neverwinter wonderland

When I think about what separates a good Neverwinter Foundry mission from a great Foundry mission,...

By L. Everett,   11.27.13
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10.11.13
Wargaming video dives into World of Warplanes sound design
10.11.13

Wargaming video dives into World of Warplanes sound design

If you've played Wargaming.net's World of Warplanes, chances are good you've spent a good bit of ti...

By M. Foster,   10.11.13
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02.12.13
Breakfast Topic: Mobile users, what are your favorite WoW ringtones and sounds?
02.12.13

Breakfast Topic: Mobile users, what are your favorite WoW ringtones and sounds?

I can't tell you how tickled I am to get text messages these days, ever since I made the familiar...

By L. Poisso,   02.12.13
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01.07.13
Chaos Theory: Sounding off on the influence of ambiance in The Secret World
01.07.13

Chaos Theory: Sounding off on the influence of ambiance in The Secret World

From chirping birds and swooshing swords to background music for different areas, MMOs are rife w...

By MJ Guthrie,   01.07.13
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11.14.12
WildStar explores the nuance of sound
11.14.12

WildStar explores the nuance of sound

Sounds aren't often something you think about within a game. A one-second audio clip that plays w...

By E. Lefebvre,   11.14.12
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08.03.11
More on the sound design for Guild Wars 2
08.03.11

More on the sound design for Guild Wars 2

Yesterday, the Guild Wars 2 sound team got to have a day in the limelight with a video detailing...

By E. Lefebvre,   08.03.11
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04.05.11
The Daily Grind: What game sounds do you like the best?
04.05.11

The Daily Grind: What game sounds do you like the best?

Sounds may always get the back seat to graphics and animation in MMOs, but in my opinion they're...

By J. Olivetti,   04.05.11
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