Good video game-themed music is iconic, but it’s often the atmospheric background score that takes a game to new heights. in the Operation: Tango, Two players work together as an agent or a hacker to save the world through hacking, ambushing and high speed hunting. The music that is played non-stop helps create the high intensity feeling of being a secret agent or an elite hacker.
Music and score are media that command emotions and determine the tone of the story being told. Many fans consider the soundtrack of a movie or TV show as the basis for the scene. This is no different in the ever-evolving world of video games. The characteristics of video games allow for an even more immersive experience than a movie or television show. You are in control of a character’s actions rather than passively watching events unfold. A great soundtrack and score fit perfectly into the atmosphere of your video game world, almost to the point where you don’t immediately notice, but a bad score stands out like a sore and uncomfortable thumb. For a video game developer, you need a soundtrack that creates an atmosphere that captivates the gamer and helps it blend in seamlessly with the world you are creating. This is what we wanted to make sure we could achieve this Operation: Tango
Video game composers need to view their audiences as active participants in the way the music is performed. For some games, this means writing a score that doesn’t have a clear beginning or end. Even if players take their time on a level, they won’t be bothered by a track restarting half a dozen times. In other cases, composers use a highly dynamic line-up where the music must smoothly transition to a new theme as the player reaches new territory or enters combat. Operation: Tango makes an interesting job for our composer, the great team on Vibe Avenue, because not only did we need a score that creates the world our agents play in, but we also needed them to work on different screens and viewpoints on the game is played asymmetrically.
Composer Grant Kirkhope (Donkey Kong 64, GoldenEye 007and many more) says, “The pictures tell the story, but the music tells you how to feel,” and it couldn’t be more correct. If you think back to some of the most tense moments in your favorite video games, how your heart beats quickly to the tempo of the music when a big crescendo happens and the final boss is killed, this is it music
From the planning phase to the infiltration to sneaking past guard drones, we want the players from Operation: Tango feeling that they are right in the act of their own assault depending on their partner to keep them alive. When we think back to some of the inspirations behind it Operation: Tango, classic Hollywood spy thrillers like Mission Impossible, the soundtrack helped audiences feel on the edge of their seats for this iconic heist scene, and we want our players to feel just as powerful in our game.
Proper music and score can even become a normal task, e.g. B. Getting some snacks out of the fridge at 3am, feeling like a high stakes robbery, and we can’t wait for you to feel that rush when you and your partner are saving the world in Operation: Tango