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Holiday gift guide: Games and headsets with great sound

’Tis the season for bundles of joy and most importantly, gifts! If you’ve got gamers on your shopping list, the Dolby gaming group has some suggestions for...

Action speaks louder than words

Video game heroine Lara Croft has traveled far since her debut in 1996: from adrenaline-fueled adventures in Tomb Raider: Legend, to enhancement and clarification of the original story in Tomb Raider: Anniversary, to spin-off Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light. Jack Grillo, lead sound designer at Crystal Dynamics, gave Lab Notes more insight into…

Designing sound for “Tomb Raider”

Just four musical notes herald the beginning of the Tomb Raider theme and the epic adventures of Lara Croft that transformed video game graphics, gameplay, and storyline...