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Submitted by monochromer 238d ago | opinion piece

Drop the Bass: The Importance of Audio

Massive advances have been made in so many areas since the days of yore–graphics have leaped from moving pixels to complex, animated polgyons numbering in the millions. AI has surged from moving back and forth to tailing you through levels and over cover. We’ve gone from throwaway yarns about talking turtles and jumping plumbers to nuanced tales of love, loss and espionage, sometimes involving established writers from other mediums. Every aspect of gaming has made a giant leap forward, and yet the sound–which is an extremely important part of the experience as well–has made much less progress in the interim, save for some rare instances of brilliance. What’s happened? (Dev)

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