Game composer Winifred Phillips looks at developments with VR platforms & their SDKs, focusing on audio issues. Included: Soundfield for AR, Spatial Sound for AR/MR, audio improvements in the Vive & Oculus SDKs, & audio for the new untethered platforms.
Adaptive music has come a long way in the past several years with custom middleware solutions like Elias. This article provides a step by step guide to re-creating an adaptive music project in Elias Studio.
This week's highlights include a look at the baffling The Quiet Man, a piece on HQ Trivia's struggles to continue its success, and a look at how credits in video games still aren't going quite right.
Each week I compile a gaming industry insights newsletter that I share with other Rioters, including Riot’s senior leadership. This edition is the public version that I publish broadly every week as well. Opinions are mine.
Retrospectives are a powerful tool for Producers, but they're often underused. In this blog I outline how I run retrospectives and why I believe they're powerful.
Here's the full 5000+ world Q&A with Shadow of the Tomb Raider audio director Rob Bridgett and composer Brian D'Oliveira, digging into the tools and techniques the pair used to create a soundscape fuelled by fear.