Gordy Haab’s award-winning scores for the video video games “Star Wars: Battlefront” and “Star Wars: Battlefront II” are about to be launched by Walt Disney Records.
“Battlefront” is slated to hit digital retail and streaming providers at midnight Jap time tonight, 9 pm Pacific time; “Battlefront II” will land on Feb. 5.
The primary “Battlefront,” launched in 2015, gained Music of the 12 months and Finest Interactive Rating on the Game Audio Community Guild (GANG) awards, whereas “Battlefront II,” from 2017, gained Video Game Rating of the 12 months at ASCAP’s Movie and Tv Music Awards.
Each scores have been carried out by the London Symphony Orchestra and the London Voices choir. These unique recreation soundtracks function audio companion items to the favored video games and have been lengthy sought by followers of the franchise.
“Battlefront,” from Digital Arts Inc., DICE, Criterion Software program and Lucasfilm, is an immersive first-person and third-person shooter recreation that challenges gamers to struggle for both the Rise up or the Empire. The sequel “Battlefront II,” from Digital Arts, DICE, Motive Studios, Criterion Software program and Lucasfilm, options characters from each period and includes epic area battles each on-line and offline.
Stated Haab: “I think about composing the unique rating for EA’s ‘Star Wars: Battlefront’ collection one in every of my biggest accomplishments. Creating new music for a recreation with such excessive expectations was a colossal activity, solely made extra daunting by my very own ardour and want to pay honor to my favourite franchise. And because of this, I poured a lifetime of affection into each observe. As did the orchestra who carried out it – and each one that helped carry the music to life.”
Added Steve Schnur, president of music for Digital Arts: “Gordy Haab introduced his personal aesthetic to ‘Star Wars: Battlefront’ and ‘Star Wars: Battlefront II,’ whereas on the similar time honoring probably the most iconic movie music in historical past. Watching him carry these scores to life in the identical studio and with the identical orchestra that was used to file the unique `Star Wars’ has resulted in outstanding music that followers are discovering simply as timeless. These soundtrack albums are the proof.”
Haab’s different “Star Wars” recreation scores embrace “Star Wars: Fallen Order” (2019) and “Star Wars: The Previous Republic” (2011), each additionally GANG award winners, and “Kinect Star Wars” (2012). He has additionally written music for such different video games as Microsoft’s “Halo Wars 2″ and Activision-AMC’s “The Strolling Useless.”