Was Ryse up to scratch?
Was Ryse up to scratch?

Was Ryse up to scratch?

An unnamed Xbox One launch title had its audio redone after being deemed not up to standard by the Microsoft Studios audio team, reports Develop.

"We did the full lobotomy," Microsoft Studios audio director Paul Lipson told the audience at Game Music Connect in London.

Lipson didn't reveal the identity of the game, but Develop says he emphasised that Microsoft was forced to take over in order to ensure the audio was up to scratch.

Much of Lipson's work involves hiring and managing teams of sound experts to work with Microsoft's first-party studios and external third-party studios.

If a studio's audio team is assessed to be unable to meet Microsoft's standards a team of 15 audio experts will be sent in.

Xbox One launches November 22 priced £429.

VideoGamer.com Analysis

If the game was either from first-party or from a studio partnering with Microsoft it could be one of only four launch titles: Ryse, Forza 5, Dead Rising 3 and Zoo Tycoon.

Source: Develop

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AdesteFideles's Avatar


It's a pity that they are quite happy to release titles where the game play "isn't up to standard".
Posted 17:41 on 10 September 2013
Naradia's Avatar


My guess is on Crimson Dragon :|
Posted 14:38 on 10 September 2013
Weasel_Pants's Avatar


i have a feeling it could be dr3, just from the way capcom has been mismanaging literally everything for about 5 years now.
ryse looked too polished to have bad sound.
Posted 13:47 on 10 September 2013
Freekill's Avatar


I would say either Ryse or DR3
Posted 13:47 on 10 September 2013

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Release Date: 22/11/2013
Developer: Capcom Vancouver
Publisher: Microsoft
Genre: Action
Rating: PEGI 18+
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