Friday, January 22, 2010
JESPER KYD's "ASSASIN'S CREED II' game score nominated for Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Award for Outstanding Achievement in Original Music.
Jesper Jakobson Kyd (born February 3, 1972) is an acclaimed video game and film score composer.
Kyd combines sounds of dark ambient, electronic and symphonic music and has won many awards. He is also notable for his work in the demoscene, where he composed a large amount of music in his teenage years, in particular a ten year long set of gatherings known as "The Party". Today, he is best known for composing music for the Hitman and Assassin's Creed video game series. (wiki)
Assassin's Creed II and Uncharted II nominated for Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Award for Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition.
Check out more about the awards here: http://www.interactive.org/awards/index.asp
Official page of the composer: http://www.jesperkyd.com/
Find out more about the score and his work n general here: http://www.jesperkyd.com/music_alt.php
Deeply recommended as one of the best game scores of 2009.