Meet the man who smashes cars for GRID 2s sound effects

Graphics get all the attention. But just as much work goes into making the games of today sound incredible. Pete Ward is the principal audio designer and project lead on GRID 2's audio at Codemasters' Southam HQ. He was kind enough to take some time out of testing the game as it nears completion to talk to us about what his job involves, demonstrate the game's development first-hand and explain how he goes to F1 car factories to smash things. Loudly.

GRID 2 is due out on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC on May 31. Look out for more on the game very soon right here on GamesRadar.