Codemasters announced today that multiple award-winning videogame composer Cris Velasco (God of War, God of War II) has scored an original soundtrack exclusively for Clive Barker?s Jericho, the eagerly anticipated squad-based horror FPS.
Gamers can witness the phantasmagoria that lies ahead in the introductory gameplay trailer, featuring music taken from Velasco?s soundtrack, released today and available from www.jericho-game.com / www.codemasters.co.uk/jericho.
Hand picked for the game by Clive Barker himself, Velasco has composed a haunting choral and cinematic orchestral score that enhances the game?s epic, paranormal horror experience.
?Cris Velasco?s music for Clive Barker?s Jericho is exquisite,? states Clive Barker. ?Filled with yearning, dark energy, threat and redemption, it is the unstoppable engine in the terrifying ghost train of Jericho.?
Velasco has enjoyed considerable recognition for his prior work in videogames, including top honours from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences for ?Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition?, GameSpot?s ?Best Original Music Award,? IGN?s ?Best Original Score Award,? and G.A.N.G.?s ?Music of the Year.?
Clive Barker?s Jericho will unleash its supernatural assault in late October, just in time for Halloween, for the Playstation 3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Games for Windows. For the latest on the game, including the introductory trailer, visit www.jericho-game.com / www.codemasters.co.uk/jericho
For gamers who want to get up close with the title?s hellishly armed denizens, Clive Barker?s Jericho will receive its European playable premiere at Games Convention, Leipzig, Germany, running 23rd to 26th August 2007 (www.gc-germany.com) on the Codemasters booth (Hall 4, F01).
Clive Barker?s Jericho is rated ?M? Mature 17+ (Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Sexual Themes, Strong Language ? Content that may be suitable for persons ages 17 and older) by the ESRB.