Jesper Kyd’s original score for Assassin’s Creed (Ubisoft) was awarded Best Original Musical Score in a Video Game at the 2nd Annual Elan Awards www.theelans.com, the Canadian Awards for the Electronic and the Animated Arts. The awards show was hosted by Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy, American Dad) at the Centre in Vancouver for the Performing Arts on February 15th.
This prestigious industry award follows a series of nominations for Jesper Kyd’s ASSASSIN’S CREED score including Best Original Music in the GameSpot 2007 Special Achievement Awards and three nominations by the Game Audio Network Guild; Music of the Year, Best Original Vocal – Choral (City of Jerusalem) and Best Original Vocal – Pop (Jerusalem Horse Ride). All G.A.N.G. awards nominees and winners are decided by the music and audio professionals of the video games industry. The winners will be announced on February 21st, 2008 at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.