popular  /  reviews  /  videos  /  community

SOE Live: Here's what EverQuest Next sounds like

11:16 AM on 08.02.2013 // Niero Gonzalez
  @destructoid

Skyrim composer Jeremy Soule gives us a taste

During last night's SOE Live keynote, president John Smedley gave the gossip-starved EverQuest fans one dangling carrot: an early taste of the game's musical score and some face time with legendary musical composer Jeremy Soule. Mr. Soule sheepishly warned us that what we were listening to was but a rough sketch, assembled only on synth and missing parts and instruments. Both men then stood there above us on stage looking at the mystified crowd as the sounds washed over us. Its no surprise a bold clap of 2,000 people shortly followed.

Earlier that day I spoke to Mr. Soule about his process and he said he usually is influenced by the color palette of the game, but that EverQuest Next had to be approached differently. An angry Red Hulk in the media room will crush me if I say any more, so look for that full video interview in the coming days as we kick off a week of SOE developer diaries following the oncoming announcements. I'm looking forward to Jayson Napolitano's thoughts on this.

Today, my job literally rocks.




 Reblog (or) Blog Reply

Niero Gonzalez, Internet Slumlord
 Follow Blog + disclosure destructoid Tips
Top 10 things you didn't know about me: (1) I'm a volunteer English teacher on weekends, (2) my first real job was drawing comics for a major newspaper, (3) my favorite console is the Super Ninte... more   |   staff directory

Get more destructoid:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our moderators, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.


  Around the web (login to improve these)




Back to Top


We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
Pssst. Konami Code + Enter!
You may remix stuff our site under creative commons w/@
- Destructoid means family. Living the dream, since 2006 -