Sounds are incredibly important in a game. They can transport you to another time, realm, universe, or planet. From crunching footsteps in the snow to foreign aliens to screeching animals. Gurgling bloody screams, realistic-sounding cars, and even the boom coming from your subwoofer at just the right time. Sounds are just as important as visuals and can sometimes even compensate for them.
God of War: Ragnarok
God of War’s soundscape is insanely detailed. From magical chimes and clanking of chains to the sound of your axe swooshing through the air. There’s so many sounds happening in this game to help make it come to life that it helps draw you into this world. The sheer variety and otherwordly things you listen to help draw you in and hold your attention. Some of the best visuals of they year help as well.