Highly Anticipated Orchestral Score Written and Produced by Acclaimed “Battlestar Galactica” Composer Bear McCreary
New York – Sumthing Else Music Works, through its licensing relationship with Capcom®, proudly presents Dark Void™ Original Soundtrack featuring the original orchestral score composed by Bear McCreary for the new third-person action game Dark Void. Developed by Airtight Studios and Capcom, Dark Void combines the thrill of soaring jetpack action with unique vertical cover and on-ground combat. Dark Void marks the first time that Bear McCreary, the composer of popular sci-fi TV series “Battlestar Galactica,” has created a score for a video game. The Dark Void Original Soundtrack will release on February 9th, 2010 to retail outlets through Sumthing Else Music Works http://www.sumthing.com/, and will be available for digital download on Sumthing Digital http://www.sumthingdigital.com/.
Recorded at the renowned Warner Bros. Eastwood Scoring Stage and performed by some of the best orchestral musicians in the world, Dark Void Original Soundtrack features 80 minutes of score hand-picked by composer Bear McCreary. It also includes a special bonus track, “Theme from Dark Void (Mega Version),” an 8-bit rendering of the main theme produced by McCreary for Capcom’s just shipped downloadable DSiWare™ title, Dark Void™ Zero.
Dark Void is a new sci-fi action-adventure game that combines an adrenaline-fuelled blend of aerial and on-foot combat set in a parallel universe called “The Void”. Players will take on the role of Will; a pilot dropped into incredible circumstances while on a routine air cargo flight he crash lands into the Bermuda triangle leading him to be trapped in the Void. This unlikely hero soon finds himself swept into a desperate struggle for survival at the head of a group called The Survivors. Also stuck in the Void, these resistance fighters are battling to hold off a mysterious alien race that plans to threaten Earth.
Capcom will release Dark Void on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC in North America on January 19, 2010 and across Europe on January 22, 2010. For more information on Dark Void, please visit http://www.darkvoidgame.com/. Dark Void Zero, Capcom’s long lost prequel to Dark Void and ode to classic 8-bit gaming, is available today as a downloadable title for Nintendo’s DSiWare.