Making of Dead Nation Music & Audio

The most downloaded PlayStation Network exclusive game today, and the best PSN exclusive game 2010, Dead Nation is a gruesome M-rated top-down action game placed in an apocalyptic world that has been overrun by a zombie virus. It is also … Continued

Making of Outland Music & Audio

Designing music and sound to a spiritual, abstrack dream… Outland was a fresh breeze for creative mind, also a bit of clusterfrack at first. From the start of the project there was this interesting vision of outlandish and apocalyptic spirit … Continued

Making of Angry Birds music

This blog is propably a long overdue, but better later than never! As Angry Birds composer (and sound designer), I would like to shed a light to the making of Angry Birds music. First of all I would like to … Continued

Angry Birds remixes

Angry Birds has grown to a mindblowing, sensational franchise all over the world – also, the music plays a big part of the game and there is a growing number of fan made remixes out there. As a Angry Birds … Continued

Ari’s interview in Finnish media

Ari is speaking about game music and composing for games Finland’s national public service broadcasting company (only in finnish!) Will add english stuff later.

Vuvuzela is ruining FIFA World Cup 10

I never thought I blog about football (soccer in states). I really love the athmosphere of big sporting events and other such epic crowd events. As audio wise, a cheering mega crowd with drums and songs are something you cannot … Continued

Trine, pricing, soundtrack

Trine OST was recently revealed officially and there has been some writings about the price. It is unfortunate that some products are priced wrong, or seem to be too expensive for their value. With Trine it all begun with the … Continued

The soundtrack of your life

There’s need for more complex emotions in games. There’s need for mature game design. There’s need for emotions that covers the full spectrum of human life – not just hate, agression, stress and conquest. I like scores bigger than life … Continued

Suggestions about listening Trine OST

As the Trine Original Soundtrack is now released, there’s a bunch of usefull situations or places where and how you can listen to it! While reading any kind of fantasy books. At home, just chilling without underpants, making food, cleaning … Continued

Sound Design that sells

Last saturday I went to watch the new Star Trek movie, which I enjoyed much. A great reboot for the series! But what was the most amazing thing about that night was Transformers 2 trailer. I remember how I praised … Continued