Salford City College
Eccles Sixth Form Centre
BTEC Extended Diploma in GAMES DESIGN
Unit 73: Sound For Computer Games
Game Title SunsetOverdrive https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7IDXH67fSw
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 You can hear a noise of a train at the beginningof the clipwhichgivesthe
impressionof acitysetting.Lateron there isloudmusicanda bustle of people
whichsoundslike aconcert.Againthisgivesa sense of a citysetting.
The soundof the train andthe bustle of people
may have beenfieldrecordedorcouldhave also
usedfoleyartistryfora live effect.
Mood There isloud,up-beatandup=-tempomusicwhichgetsgraduallylouder.There is
lotsof rushingandrunningaroundand the character soundspanickedandscared.
Thiscouldhave beenrecordedina studiowith
people playingmusical instrumentssuchas
guitarsand drumsas it soundedlike arockband.
Game genre There isshootingandpolice sirensinthe background.There isalsoquite alotof
roaringwhichsoundslike amonster.These soundsmake the genre sound
The shootingsoundcouldhave beenfield
recordedor foleyartistry.The roaringsound
couldhave beenfieldrecordedusingreal animals
or couldhave beendigitallyenhancedusingfoley
Narrative There isa conversationbetweentwomale characters.The firstmale issendingthe
otherone somewhere.The secondmale seemsreluctanttogoand soundsscared.
There isanothernarrative part inthe clipwhichis anotherconversationbetween
twomaleshoweverthistime the moodseemscalmandtheyare talkingnormally
The voiceswill have beenrecordedinastudio
usingvoice actorsand a script.