Jack Wall Scores Mass Effect!
Wed Nov 28, 2007, 4:52 pm
VIDEO GAMES LIVE CO-CREATOR JACK WALL SCORES MASS EFFECT!
Score to Make Its Exclusive World Premiere During Edmonton Performance
Video Games Live co-creator and conductor, Jack Wall, composed and produced the music for BioWare's new title, Mass Effect released November 20th, 2007. The music for the game is inspired by late 70's, early 80's sci-fi such as Blade Runner, with a significant Tangerine Dream influence.
Wall's previous credits include the dramatic, Chinese instrumental and heavy percussion-based score for BioWare's Jade Empire which garnered several accolades including Best Original Soundtrack Album at the 4th Annual Game Audio Network Guild Awards. He also is known for his music in the Myst series winning several awards including Music of the Year for Myst IV: Revelation.
Mass Effect is a science-fiction action and role-playing game (RPG) created by BioWare, the commercially and critically acclaimed RPG developer of Jade Empire and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic.
"I am always so excited to work for BioWare", says Jack. "They challenged me on Jade Empire to come up with an ancient mythological east-meets-west sound and now with Mass Effect, we're going to places creatively, I've never gone. This game truly has one of the great sci-fi stories in gaming. It was a privilege to write music for this groundbreaking project."
Video Games Live will perform the exclusive world premiere of the music to Mass Effect in BioWare's hometown of Edmonton, Alberta on February 17th, 2008 at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Tickets On Sale December 7th.