THE SOUND TEST #03 – Oddworld (w/Michael Bross)

Episode #03 of “The Sound Test” is a huge celebration of the entire Oddworld series and its audio!

In this new podcast series, Lee Tyrrell explores video game audio and music, along with the very people who crafted it.

With insight from Michael Bross, this episode takes a deep dive into the sound of all five of their games. We ever hear a little bit about their upcoming sixth title, Soulstorm

You can also play the episode on YouTube and Twitch, and it’s now available on platforms like Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

STREAM/DOWNLOAD:
https://audioboom.com/posts/6943901-oddworld-w-michael-bross

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Soulstorm: ARG Rumblings of an Oddworld

Oddworld Inhabitants are the brains behind Abe and his odysseys.  Certainly a legend of the PS1 era, his spirit has endured with the release of New ‘n’ Tasty in 2014.  After a long hiatus, this reboot of their first game was an exciting return for a company of great integrity.  After all, their preceding outing was Stranger’s Wrath in 2005; a game which knocked them out financially.  While it did cement their legacy critically, a few shady practices by Microsoft would leave the humble studio disenfranchised.  This seems to make sense too, when you consider the philosophical thrust of their work.…   [continue reading]