Salford City College
Eccles Sixth Form Centre
BTEC Extended Diploma in GAMES DESIGN
Unit 73: Sound For Computer Games
Game Title Deadspace 3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUgrIBqFHY4
Provide detailed descriptions from chosen examples of
sounds that establish…
Clearly state what production
technique(s) you think have been
used to create specific
Setting The settingsoundslike acoldand windyplace, there are soundsof heavy windand
ice cracking.It seemslike aremote locationinthe beginninglimitedbackground
noise lowseriousmusic.The nextpartof the videosounds like anenclosedroom
the voicessoundlike face toface conversation. Inthe final partof the videoit
soundslike somethingtakingoff and Ican hear thingsrushingthroughthe air.
The windyandcold settingcouldhave been
recording.The thingsrushingthroughthe airand
soundsof takingoff may have beencreated
Mood The backgroundmusiccreatesa sense of confusionasif the charactersdon’tknow
where theyare or what ishappening.There isalsoapart duringthe scene where
the musicseemstobe gettinglouderasif itis buildingsuspense andthenagun shot
goesoff.There isbackgroundmusicthroughoutmostof the scene whichisquite
The backgroundmusicat the beginningmayhave
the loudermusicsoundslike ithasbeenrecorded
ina studiousingreal musical instrumentssuchas
drumsand a chello.
Game genre The soundsthroughoutthisscene make the genre seemtobe Sci-fi.There are
soundscomingradioswhichtell uspeople are communicatingandalsothere are
soundsof thingsflingthroughthe air.The pause menusoundsare Futuristic.The
soundsthroughout give the playerthe impressionthatthe charactersare fightingto
save the earth.
The soundsof the radiosmay have beencreated
(beeping) alsosounddigitallyenhanced ancould
have beenmade usingMidi.
Narrative The voice fromthe male characterat the beginningsoundsworriedandscared.The
there isa lossof communicationonthe radio.
The voiceswill have beencreatedinarecording
studiousinga scriptand voice actors.