Monster Hunter Rise is set to arrive exclusively on Nintendo Switch in March. Here’s why veteran Hunters should be excited...
Monster Hunter Rise Has Everything a Monster Hunter Needs
We take on the latest content for Rainbow Six Siege to give you a post-action report on what we found out in the field...
The Winners and Losers of Rainbow Six Siege Year 6
Shadowlands is set to get its first major content drop, we chat to Blizzard about what's in store and telling stories in the afterlife.
World of Warcraft Shadowlands Unleash the Chains of Domination
Post by KostaAndreadis @ 06:16pm 04/11/20 | 0 Comments
We sit down with The Elder Scrolls Online composer Brad Derrick to talk about the Dark Heart of Skyrim and composing new music for one of the most iconic locations in all of gaming.


AusGamers: Skyrim has one of the most iconic soundtracks of all time, how did you approach those themes/motifs when scoring Greymoor?

Brad Derrick: From the very beginning, we knew that despite being set in Skyrim, this was not the "Skyrim" of The Elder Scrolls V. It had a different tone, a different identity. As such, the music also needed to support that and establish its own identity. That's just a fancy way of saying the music of Greymoor has no specific thematic ties to the music of TES V.

That being said, it was imperative that this score - like all scores for ESO - should still sit comfortably next to the entire canon of Elder Scrolls music… that it should sound like one piece of a larger whole. So while there are no literal musical connections to the music of the original Skyrim, there are broader stylistic ones - the expressive quality, haunting melodies, lush sonorities - elements that are the hallmarks of Elder Scrolls music.

Our Full The Elder Scrolls Online Interview



the elder scrolls onlinethe elder scrolls vskyrimsoundtrackdark heart of skyriminterview
Buy now from Green Man Gaming Only GBP£34.99!
(compare all prices)





Latest Comments
No comments currently exist. Be the first to comment!
You must be logged in to post a comment. Log in now!