God of War Ragnarok Awards Recap20230501190258
God of War Ragnarok Awards Recap
May 1, 2023Game Audio, Sound Design0 comments
Awards season has now wrapped and it's been an honor and a gift to see God of War Ragnarok recognized for so many awards. There was truly a plethora of great sounding and inspiring video games that ca...
Sci-Fi Engines with Manipulator and Your Mouth20201005215213
Sci-Fi Engines with Manipulator and Your Mouth
October 5, 2020Sound Design2 comments
I saw an inspiring tweet recently from @chrisscullion about using the plugin Manipulator to create sci-fi engine sounds, and I had to give it a shot myself. It turns out, it's super fun! If you have M...
Oblique Strategies for Sound Designers20200910203331
Oblique Strategies for Sound Designers
September 10, 2020Sound Design0 comments
Working in a creative field, it can be easy to find oneself stuck . As a solution, Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt created a set of cards labeled Oblique Strategies that offer short suggestions to ...
The Importance of Developing Critical Listening Skills20200908153704
The Importance of Developing Critical Listening Skills
September 8, 2020Sound Design0 comments
As a sound designer, the most important tools in your toolbox are your ears and your brain. Forget your microphones, sound library, plugins, and your DAW. Let’s just focus on the act of listenin...
MK11 Sound Design Featured on HBO’s VICE News Tonight20190823140751
MK11 Sound Design Featured on HBO’s VICE News Tonight
August 23, 2019Game Audio, Sound DesignMortal Kombat14 comments
The folks from VICE's News Tonight stopped by NetherRealm to participate in some sound design fun with fruits and vegetables. Check out the video to see how we make some of our gore sounds for Mortal ...
Using a Stream Deck for Game Audio Production20180216030049
Using a Stream Deck for Game Audio Production
February 16, 2018Game Audio, Post Production, Reaper, Sound Design10 comments
I recently purchased an Elgato Stream Deck in order to set up custom key commands to use with various parts of my workflow. In this post I’m going to show a few examples of what is possible with...
Tips for Starting with Nuendo20140406133502
Tips for Starting with Nuendo
April 6, 2014Game Audio, Post Production, Sound DesignNuendo9 comments
I recently started a new job and one of my tasks has been to learn Nuendo, primarily for sound design and mixing. I’ve always been a Pro Tools user and I have a deep working knowledge of the pro...