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Project Cars 2 game release day!

In stores today is Project Cars 2, a AAA video game I was hired to work on. It's available for Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

Watson Wu - Project Cars 2 - Box Cover Art - PS4.jpg
Watson was great to work with. We had to record two rallycross cars on very short notice, but he took on the project and very easily produced top quality sound recordings for Project CARS 2
— Rod Chong, Slightly Mad Studios CCO

PROJECT CARS 2 VIDEO GAME - RALLYCROSS TRAILER

FORD SUPERCAR LITES RALLYCROSS CAR

FORD SUPERCAR LITES RALLYCROSS CAR

For this game I was hired to record two rallycross race cars at Sebring Raceway in Florida. They were the OMSE Honda Civic and Ford Supercar Lites Redbull rallycross cars. I placed microphones in the engine compartment, above the driver, and next to the exhausts (referred as Onboard recordings). While riding and recording inside the FAST Honda Civic, the race car jointed me around. The violent ride actually killed the battery cable used to power my Sound Devices 788T-SSD 8 track and 744T 4 track field recorders. Because of that, I quickly got out and did some troubleshooting. After finding out about this broken $2 cable, I got on Skype and chatted with Vanesa Tate, Audio Director of Slightly Mad Studios with this dilemma. We agreed about using the backup rig (744T/Mixpre-D) and sacrificed 2 channels so that there would be enough battery life to complete the long sessions. This rig was suppose to be used to capture external passby sounds. Glad I brought along my Edirol R-44 backup backup field recorder. All and all the session went quite well.

Special thanks to my family, Charles Deenen, Kevin Malling, Rod Chong and Vanesa Tate from Slightly Mad Studios, Bandai Namco, Mike Fountain, Sound Devices, Rode Microphones, Sennheiser, DPA Microphones, Neumann, Audix, Remote Audio, Delkin Devices, Edirol/Roland, and many others!

HONDA CIVIC RALLYCROSS RACE CAR

HONDA CIVIC RALLYCROSS RACE CAR

Lesson learned? Always pack more battery cables along with backup gear and more backup gear.

After an hour of getting out of the Crazy race car, my hands were still shaking. It was Fantastic!!

Buy the game and Listen to the LOUD engines, turbos, anti-lag, and Crazy exhausts sounds!!

PROJECT CARS 2 GAME IN BEST BUY AND OTHER MAJOR RETAIL STORES

PROJECT CARS 2 GAME IN BEST BUY AND OTHER MAJOR RETAIL STORES

ME WITH OMSE RACE TEAM OWNER ANDREAS ERIKKSON AT SEBRING RACEWAY. ANDREAS WAS QUITE GENEROUS WITH US AND HIS INCREDIBLE SPEEDY TEAM HELPED ME RIG UP MY MULTIPLE MICROPHONES AND CABLES. THANK YOU ANDREAS AND TEAM!!

ME WITH OMSE RACE TEAM OWNER ANDREAS ERIKKSON AT SEBRING RACEWAY. ANDREAS WAS QUITE GENEROUS WITH US AND HIS INCREDIBLE SPEEDY TEAM HELPED ME RIG UP MY MULTIPLE MICROPHONES AND CABLES. THANK YOU ANDREAS AND TEAM!!

OLIVER ERIKKSON, THE 18 YEAR OLD RACE CAR DRIVER. HE DROVE FAAAAAST WITH THE OMSE HONDA CIVIC RALLY RACE CAR! THE LIGHTWEIGHT 600HP BEAST DOES 0-60 IN 1.9 SECONDS!!! THIS IS THE FASTEST CORNERING CAR I HAVE EVER SAT IN!!!

OLIVER ERIKKSON, THE 18 YEAR OLD RACE CAR DRIVER. HE DROVE FAAAAAST WITH THE OMSE HONDA CIVIC RALLY RACE CAR! THE LIGHTWEIGHT 600HP BEAST DOES 0-60 IN 1.9 SECONDS!!! THIS IS THE FASTEST CORNERING CAR I HAVE EVER SAT IN!!!

COLE KEATTS, MY DRIVER FOR THE OMSE FORD SUPERCAR LITES RALLY RACE CAR. COLE IS ONLY 15 AND IS A PROFESSIONAL RACE CAR DRIVER!!! :-O

COLE KEATTS, MY DRIVER FOR THE OMSE FORD SUPERCAR LITES RALLY RACE CAR. COLE IS ONLY 15 AND IS A PROFESSIONAL RACE CAR DRIVER!!! :-O

Both Honda Civic and Supercar Lites cars are featured in this Fantastic trailer!

 
CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT I WAS HIRED TO RECORD FOR THE PREVIOUS NEED FOR SPEED GAME

CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT I WAS HIRED TO RECORD FOR THE PREVIOUS NEED FOR SPEED GAME