SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy Seals

Composer Chats About The Music Of SOCOM 4
by Jeff Marchiafava on Apr 13, 2011 at 01:02 PM
Platform PlayStation 3
Publisher Sony Computer Entertainment
Developer Zipper Interactive
Release Fall
Rating Mature

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.

If you're looking for more information on SOCOM 4, make sure you read our review, and check out a preview of one of my favorite multiplayer modes, Bomb Squad.

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