The recent release of Blizzard Entertainment’s “World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor” has not only boosted subscriptions and sales within the popular franchise, but numerous gamers and critics have praised the game’s thematic soundtrack for enhancing the player’s journey through the new world.
Pyramind Studios’ Director of Production, Gregory J. Gordon, led the Pyramind team, acting as music supervisor, writer, producer and mix engineer. Gordon was assisted by Mike Forst to help coordinate the fourteen different bands and artists and mixer and recordist Steve Heithecker for this exciting Xbox One exclusive title.
Pyramind Studios’ Senior Composer Clint Bajakian has been chosen by Turkish film director Alper Caglar to score his new film, Panzehir. Panzehir is the story of Kadir Korkut, a hitman who, on the night he is to retire, is poisoned by the crime boss who employed him.
Double Fine Productions and Peter McConnell were back in the studio recently, recording 10 new cues for Broken Age. A string and wind ensemble was recorded in Pyramind’s Studio A. The score for the game is in the final phases of production leading up to the release of Part 1 in January.
Pyramind Studios was thrilled to work with AMD Sr. Fellow and Chief Multimedia Technologist Bill Herz to bring his musical vision of performing animated monsters in a 360 degree video dome to life.
Pyramind Studios’ composer Jeremy Garren has co-written a compelling new score for Crimson Dragon, the spiritual successor to the Panzer Dragoon series.
Mr. Garren worked in association with Saori Kobayashi, who has been composing for the Panzer Dragoon series for more than 10 years, to capture the spirit of the series and elevate the score to new heights.
Pyramind Studios was honored to be part of an elite team contributing to the sound effects design for the Dashboard interface of the new XBOX One console, releasing November 22. The Pyramind Design Team, consisting of Audio Designer Jeremy Garren and Sound Designers Jon Shamieh and Mike Forst spent many hours honing the design for the new console to iterate and evolve the sounds from the XBOX 360 console.
The Pyramind Studios’ team worked closely with the Forza development team, especially Microsoft Central Media Music Director Paul Lipson, to bring life to the soundtrack for the latest installment of the world’s most popular racing video game.
Working with Sound Designer Frank Clary (Toy Story 3, Avatar, Wall-E) and the team at ToyTalk, Pyramind Studios helped to bring voice to The Winston Show, a conversation based educational app for the iPad.
It has been a long time since the online poker world has seen such a creative, innovative approach to a gaming client, but Idle Gaming has done just that with Fresh Deck Poker.
San Francisco based mobile developer ngmoco has released Quests & Sorcery. From the creators of Rolando and Godfinger, Skyfall is a ground breaking RPG which highlights the exploration mechanic of classic RPG gameplay, along with its impressive turn-based combat system, in a unique way re-imagined for the mobile platform.
Congratulations to Kristofor Mellroth, Paul Lipson, and the teams at Microsoft Studios, Pyramind Studios and Skywalker Sound for winning two of the top awards at GDC.