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Gaming Soundtrack #1 – Pendulum – Immersion

You’ve logged hundreds hours into it already, played thousands of matches, and fragged enough digital avatars to put Genghis Khan to shame. You’ve grown numb to constant sound of blaring assault rifles and explosive grenades. It’s all too familiar now, yet you keep coming back for more and more. Game developers put a lot of work into the sound effects and background music to help bring you into their world. Character voices pull out the story of the title while orchestra tracks supplement the mood of a scene. But sometimes, you want a fresher experience, a different experience and playing your own music over that is a great way to achieve that. So for those of you that enjoy adding your own soundtrack to your games, I present a new album that’s worth giving a listen during your digital adventures.

In The Game

One the things you’ll hear from gamers on the Internet is that certain things “pull them out of the game.”. Weather it has to do about cut scenes, graphics, QTEs, and so on, some things just break immersion for some gamers, I understand this completely, I appreciate escapism and immersion, but to me, immersion isn’t about makign the game feel or look realistic.