With touchscreens and motion controls, we're seeing a steady stream of incredibly creative and inventive games. Even still, an experience that almost entirely consists of audio is novel. And that's exactly what the team at Somethin' Else has created with Papa Sangre: a terrifying horror experience that is portrayed to the player solely through sound. In the iPhone game, only your ears can guide you as you explore a land covered in darkness and full of horrible monsters.
Ars spoke with Somethin' Else's Paul Bennun to learn just how hard it is to create a game made of sound.