Choicest VGM - VGM #105 - Another World - Introduction

Soundtrack composed by: Jean-Fran├žois Freitas

Ah, Eric Chahi's cinematic platformer, Another World (aka Out of This World). The animations were gorgeous (thanks to rotoscoping), and it had an atmospheric soundtrack to boot, really immersing the player into the game. You really felt you were on an alien planet.

This particular piece plays at the introduction of the game, where the hero, Lester Knight Chaykin, arrives in a Porsche at his workplace in the middle of the night. His workplace is no ordinary workplace as it's a huge particle accelerator so Lester is a pretty smart guy. Unfortunately, something goes wrong and thanks to a freak lightning strike coupled with inadequate shielding, Lester is transported to another world.

And that's when the game starts in earnest.