The Order 1886 Knight’s Theme and the Schindler’s List Soundtrack amazes me

In ‘order’ to get in the mood for the upcoming launch of Ready at Dawn’s ‘The Order: 1886′ I decided to listen to the ‘The Knights Theme’ from the game. The theme is from the official soundtrack of game and composed by Jason Graves and Austin Wintory.

Nothing new here one might think but this time the soundtrack had me thinking of the main theme from Steven Spielberg’s ‘Schindlers List’.

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kratoz12093213d ago

Cannot wait to play this :)

JMaine5183213d ago

Yes! I love this theme song right here. It's stirs up a bunch of different emotions like I hope the game will do for me! I can't wait!

VER1ON3213d ago

The theme saddens and thrills me at the same time, amazing really.

fei-hung3213d ago

toois the theme song disappointing?! Is the theme song too short? Had it been downgraded since the E3 showing? Is it raising too many emotions or not enough?


fei-hung3213d ago

Apologies for the horrendous s.p.a.g but M.I.L was lecturing me at the same time as I wrote the comment (married men will get it).

italiangamer3213d ago

The soundtrack for The Order is truly amazing, not surprisingly though when you know that the composers are Austin Wintory and Jason Graves.


The Order: 1886 pushed visuals hard in 2015 - And still looks stunning today

Digital Foundry : Released in February 2015, The Order: 1886 was a stunning PlayStation 4 game at the cutting-edge of rendering technology, with visuals that still hold up today. The game's release pre-dated in-depth Digital Foundry coverage, something we're looking to address with this new video! Ready at Dawn's game never received a sequel and never received a PS4 Pro upgrade, but thanks to developments with exploited, older firmware PS5 consoles, we can now show you the game running locked at 60 frames per second.

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VenomUK116d ago

The gameplay was bland and extremely frustrating at times with unnecessary QTE combat at points. But the world and the lore and the characters and the story were fantastic. I’ve always wanted a sequel. I still hope Sony will surprise us one day.

shadowT117d ago

Sony missed the opportunity to acquire Ready at Dawn Studios.

Tacoboto117d ago

But... Sony didn't want Ready at Dawn. Clearly

mkis007116d ago

I'm guessing had 1886 turned out more positively they would have.

RaidenBlack117d ago

And let's not forget,
Ready At Dawn showcased The Order 1886 running on PC at 60fps at SIGGRAPH 2015

isarai116d ago

I still stand by my theory that this game just released at the wrong time. Almost every outlet spent a lot of time in their reviews ragging on the game for not being an online experience, everyone was in the Destiny hype train and at the time they wanted EVERY game to follow suit, bashing any game that didn't. If this were released after everyone realized how much that wasn't future, people would've appreciated it more. I loved it, and I'm always disappointed that we'll never get a sequel

Tacoboto116d ago

That doesn't seem to be true about outlets complaining on the lack of online. The review summaries on Metacritic are very consistent: Amazing graphics, but shallow gameplay and a very short length with little reason to return.

Here's an example of how *little* time IGN spent talking about multiplayer:

"With no multiplayer, and no reason to revisit the short and stunted single-player campaign once it’s been completed, there just isn’t a lot to it."

It's the final sentence. They don't even take the time to say "online multiplayer"

MrChow666116d ago (Edited 116d ago )

"Amazing graphics, but shallow gameplay and a very short length with little reason to return."
You are right, that's what everbody was saying at the time, never heard anything about it not being online.
I've been thinking about trying this game for years, I may get it now that it's dirt cheap, no big loss if it sucks

MrChow666116d ago

Oh, add to that bad enemy AI, I remember that from the reviews, I saw a video of a wherewolf boss fight with a very weak AI

thorstein116d ago

And there we glowing reviews for shorter games. It was one of the times where hating this game was "cool."

CrimsonWing69116d ago

Can you show me the reviews that rag on it for not having an online experience?

I’m not doubting you or anything. I’m just being lazy.

isarai116d ago

Sorry, not multiplayer, open world is what I meant.

Tacoboto116d ago

That's also fake news, isarai. Again, the game was consistently criticized for what it was (Pretty but extremely short, extremely linear, hand-holding, no replayability), not for what it wasn't (multiplayer/open-world)

isarai116d ago

Nope, every review uses the term "linear" several times as if it's some inherently bad attribute. Not fake news at all. Since then there's veen plenty of short and sweet single player linear games that get lots of praise, again after the reality of everything being open world set it and it wasn't as great as everyone thought. But at the launch of the last gen everyone had open world fever, and especially the first couple years "linear" was a con in many games reviewed

Tacoboto116d ago

That's your own contortion assuming criticism of its extremely linear design is suddenly a call for it to have been open world.

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zumlauf14116d ago

You totally made up a claim regarding an overall review consensus that isn't true. And, instead of just ignoring being called out for it, you respond with "oh actually i ment to say OPEN WORLD". Which literally isn't true either. You can't show us one review that bashed the game for "not being open world". And, somehow the other guy is getting downvoted. Over a bullshit liar.

isarai116d ago

Games were being criticized at that time for any game that wasn't open world or online. So yeah I got one mixed for the other, doesn't change my argument one bit that it would've been received better if it released later. People are agreeing because if you were not riding the "online and open world" hype train at that time, it was blatantly obvious there were biases in play for how games were criticized. Now after all that has happened since people want to say "oh wait these games were actually pretty good" cause they know better now

Rude-ro116d ago

The gameplay was very shallow and when one says repetitive, it is by the very definition for some fights. As in, completely identical but different setting.

The game has amazing potential.
The graphics, the lore, characters…
This could most definitely have been all corrected with a sequel and became a franchise hit…
Still would love to see an attempt.

Ie fantastic premise and moments that shine…
But it had its downfalls that deserved the negative marks.

thorstein116d ago

It was the "game to hate" when it launched. And right here, on this site, we saw people posting stories that were outright fabrications about the game. It was weird. The game launched, it was fun, a really cool game but the hate was too much. And so were the lies.

Minute Man 721116d ago

It was just too short....but I loved every minute of it....double dipped and grabbed the ultimate CE

babadivad116d ago

That isn't true. I remember people talking about how incredibly short it was and the somewhat janky gunplay.