Posted on Friday, June 29th, 2012 at 2:04 PM by Michael Dalgleish
Interesting news from the offices of Capcom and Ninja Theory regarding their reimaging and release of the new Devil May Cry game, scheduled for release on Jaruary 15th 2013 currently.
Set in a current day setting, the game acts almost as a prequel and shows a young Dante growing into his prime. It makes sense giving the games comtemporary feel that the soundtrack is composed by current artists who work with the current trends in worldwide music. With that in mind, Capcom enlisted both Noisia and Combichrist to produce the bulk of the games soundtrack.
Noisia are a well respected three piece who excel is creating pulsing drum & bass and dubstep tracks. They have toured all across the globe at the biggest venues and have produced music for the likes of Korn and Hadouken alongside producing remixes for Katy Perry, The Prodigy, Tinie Tempah, Moby, Skrillex, Deadmau5 and many others. Having worked on the project for over a year, Noisia have created over three hours of unique music for Devil May Cry. Check them out over at www.facebook.com/Noisia
“It’s been an awesome experience working with Ninja Theory on the game. We had great freedom but were also bound by certain criteria typical in the game world. These are challenging boundaries (for example; consistency in sonics over 180 minutes of music) but also lots of space in terms of dynamics & progression and instrumentation being able to create soundscapes without having to worry about holding the attention of a dancefloor. Their music director was great to work with, good vibes. It’s great when you get to play to your strengths. Also, the game kicks ass! “ – Noisia, June 2012
Combichrist are an indrustrial rock band formed in 2003 and are now based in Atlanta, Georgia. The band tours consistently and is known for giving memorable performances, building a large fanbase after a years tour which saw them supporting Rammstein. They are currently recording their sixth album, due for release in 2013 and produced a wealth of music for the game, including music to be played during cutscenes and combat, alongside lisenced tracks for the official soundtrack of the game. Check them out over at www.combichrist.com or www.facebook.com/combichrist.
“As an avid gamer myself I was honored to be asked to work on this project. I had a lot of fun digging myself into Dante’s psyche in order to create music to match the battle scenes and am equally as excited to license existing Combichrist music. I’m looking forward playing the finished game when it comes out.” – Andy LaPlegua, Lead Singer Combichrist, June 2012
Listen to or download a sample track from the game over at http://soundcloud.com/noisia/noisia-devil-may-cry-soundtrack-sample for listening or https://www.facebook.com/noisia?sk=app_176086382522580 for download. Also check out the trailer from E3 2012 to see just how badass the game looks:
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