Xavier Fox goes Dolby DigitalThe other day word around the net was that Vision Games Xavier Fox: The Lost City will be embraceing the standard in home theater audio by going Dolby Digital. Here is the press release.
In keeping with their commitment to excellence, Vision Games, LLC, announces today that all music and sound effects in Xavier Fox: The Lost City will be encoded with Dolby Digital utilizing Dolby Interactive Content-Encoding Technology.
The Dolby Interactive Content Encoder, as used in the Xbox, achieves superior output for all multichannel four and 5.1 channel game audio from Dolby Digital home theater/speaker systems with low latency-rendering interactive game sound effects in the same surround sound quality offered in DVDs.
"Were very excited to have the opportunity to use this technology to heighten the sense of reality within our game world," said Dean Rymer, Lead Designer of Vision Games. "Dolby Digital is a very important tool that delivers and audio experience equal to our graphical capabilities."
"Whether its the wind in the trees, or birds in the air, Dolby Digital allows us to put the player in a three-dimensional soundscape," said Vision Games Director, Stephen White. "Where the last generation of video game consoles created a visual third dimension, this generation opens up the third dimension to our ears."