I blew things up!

Apex Legends’ latest patch is all about sounds and hit detection

Is Apex Legends just too darn loud? The game's next patch is out today, and one of the things that it's doing is just turning...
My spleen!

Worlds Adrift works on getting new audio for characters getting injured (and burping)

The little things make a big difference sometimes. You don't necessarily need your character to mutter "ow" in reaction to falling a few hundred...

Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset added a new hour of music and 7,224 lines of dialogue

You might be finding yourself enchanted with Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset's pretty visuals, but what about the delight that your ears are sampling? ZeniMax gave...
Flying nowhere.

Check out voice recording from behind the scenes of Bless

You are probably aware that when you play an MMO, all of the voice samples you here are not produced in real-time by actors...
It shouldn't consistently work, but it does.

World of Warcraft continues the Tomb of Sargeras audio drama

You didn't think that the first venture into the Tomb of Sargeras would be the end for World of Warcraft's audio drama prequel to...

Immerse yourself in some good World of Warcraft audio drama

Oh, did you click on this post hoping for a tour through some juicy World of Warcraft community drama, perhaps tackling the latest controversy...

Pantheon’s powers might sound more intense as players level up

Pantheon Creative Director Chris Perkins apparently wears many hats around the office, including that of being the game's composer. In a new developer diary, Perkins...
loud noises

Crowfall shows off the sound design for the Druid

Ah, the sounds of a druid! The metallic clang of her every step, the quacking noise she makes when she cries out for party...
Let's do this old gag again.

Dozens of theme music tracks for World of Warcraft: Legion are now available

Every World of Warcraft expansion has featured theme music based upon the same tune, from launch until now. The newest beta build for Legion...
I'm sure somebody thinks that's neat!

Star Citizen’s sound designer weighs in on sound in space

In space, no one can hear you scream. Or yell, or fart, or blow up another ship. Sound doesn't travel well in a vacuum,...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best sound design?

We pay a lot of attention to what we're seeing in MMOs, but have you ever stopped to really process what you're hearing? Sound...

Listen to a Star Wars Galaxies and Earth & Beyond ‘post-mortem’

If you're looking for a blast to the past of science fiction MMOs, then clear your schedule for an hour of enlightening talk by...