Fans of Video Game Music have something new to check out this week with the release of Lorne Balfe’s original score for ASSASSIN’S CREED III: THE TYRANNY OF KING WASHINGTON – a 3-part DLC series exploring an alternate reality in which George Washington goes mad with unlimited power, foregoing Presidency to rule as tyrannical King. The new music is available now on iTunes and other digital retailers via Ubisoft Music.
Balfe is a Grammy award- winning film composer, known for composing the scores to the Dreamworks’ animation Megamind, and Ron Howard’s film The Dilemma, in collaboration with Academy Award- winning composer, Hans Zimmer. In addition to being recognized for producing two of Zimmer’s Oscar- nominated scores, Sherlock Holmes and Inception, Lorne has also received significant recognition for his work in the United Kingdom. In 2009, Lorne was nominated for the Discovery of the Year World Soundtrack Award for his score for BAFTA award- winning Crying With Laughter and he was nominated for the prestigious Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Award. He recently earned his second BAFTA nomination for Best Original Music, as well as the nomination for the BSO Goldspirit Award for Best Score for a Video Game with Assassin’s Creed III.
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