May 27, 2011
by dcnichol
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First thoughts: NFS Shift II and DiRT 3

I’m super excited to announce that I’ve picked up NFS:S2 and DiRT3 today! NFS:S2 is kind of dark, artistically speaking, but feels really great when driven with a wheel. (The controller was pretty twitchy.) The sounds are good but seem … Continue reading

May 27, 2011
by dcnichol
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New Project

Following the success of his analysis and presentation of footsteps in video games, “A Footstep and Movement Sound Study Discussion,” which was presented both at GDC and at various IGDA meetings, Damian Kastbauer has decided to start up a similar … Continue reading

May 6, 2011
by dcnichol
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Car and Driver’s “Name That Exhaust Clip”

Car and Driver’s Youtube page features a weekly game of “Name that Exhaust Note.” Below is this week’s challenge. This is actually a useful tool for vehicle audio guys for a number of reasons. First, it challenges your ears to … Continue reading