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Listen to the alien influences of the Crysis 2 soundtrack


The first article in a series covering the music of Crysis 2 has been posted on the dev blog of the MyCrysis community site. The article examines how Crytek went about finding a team to create the music, and then what direction the music would take. One of the more interesting aspects of the production is the existence of multiple versions of a music track that accommodate different situations that arise in the game.

For instance, a battle theme will remain orchestral when fighting mercenaries -- giving a nod to the human conflict -- while it may take on a more electronic tone when players confront aliens in combat. You can listen to an example of this idea in the file below:

Check out the full article for more analysis and some downloadable MP3s.

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