A couple of soundtracks for major video game titles have recently been announced:
Available now from Ubisoft Music is the soundtrack album for Assassin’s Creed III. The album features the game’s music composed by Lorne Balfe (Megamind, The Dilemma) who previously co-scored last year’s Assassin’s Creed: Revelations with Jesper Kyd. The soundtrack is now available to download on Amazon. Audio clips are available after the jump. Assassin’s Creed III has just been released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 earlier this week and a Wii and Microsoft Windows version is coming out in November. To learn more about the fifth title in the Assassin’s Creed series, visit the official game website.
Ubisoft Music has also released a soundtrack album for Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation. The video game was released alongside Assassin’s Creed III for PlayStation Vita. The game’s music is composed by Winifred Phillips (Legends of the Guardians video game, LittleBigPlanet). Click here to download the soundtrack and check out audio clips below. To find out more about the video game title, visit Ubisoft’s official game website.
Electronic Arts Recordings has released a new soundtrack album for The Sims 3: Showtime, Supernatural & Seasons. The album features the game’s score composed by Steve Jablonsky (Transformers series, Battleship), as well as additional music by Ozomatli, Excision and Downlink, Nu:Tone and Fort Knox Five. The soundtrack will be released digitally on November 13, 2012 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon.The Sims 3: Showtime is the sixth expansion pack for The Sims 3 and was released earlier this year. EA Recordings has also released a number of other soundtracks featuring Jablonsky’s music for the video game.
Walt Disney Records will release a soundtrack album for the video game Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two. The game’s music is composed by Jim Dooley (Pushing Daisies, Obsessed) who previously scored the first Epic Mickey title. The soundtrack will be released digitally on November 13, 2012 and is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Epic Mickey 2 developed by Junction Point Studios and published by Disney Interactive Studios for Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, and the Wii U will be released on November 18. Visit Disney’s official website to learn more about the title.
Finally, also available now from 7Hz Productions Ltd & The End Records is the soundtrack for the first-person shooter Halo 4. The album features the game’s music composed and produced by Neil Davidge who is best known as a member of Massive Attack and whose film scoring credits include Unleashed, Push and Trouble the Water. Visit Amazon to order the CD and click here to download the soundtrack. Audio clips are available below. Halo 4 for Xbox is the first part in a new trilogy of Halo series games, named the Reclaimer Trilogy. The game will be released in the US on November 6, 2012. Check out the official game website to find out more.