SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy Seals
Background music often gets overlooked in military shooters, in favor of the sounds of gun shots, big explosions, and screaming soldiers. For SOCOM 4, Sony and Zipper Interactive took a different approach, hiring Battlestar Galactica composer Bear McCreary to create a more provocative score that might just sound familiar to fans of the sci-fi series.
In the video below, SOCOM 4's creators discuss the creation of the tactical shooter's distinctive soundtrack, including some of the unique instruments they used, as well as McCreary's familiarity with the franchise. The soundtrack certainly stood out to me when I was playing the game for review, so I'd say the composer accomplished his goal.