CRIS VELASCO & SASCHA DIKICIYAN SCORE FOR SPY HUNTER®: NOWHERE TO RUN(TM) TITLE FEATURING DWAYNE "THE ROCK" JOHNSON
Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan have been tapped by Midway Games, a leading interactive entertainment industry publisher and developer, to compose the theme song and 20 minutes of original music for the highly anticipated game Spy Hunter®: Nowhere to Run(TM) starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, which is scheduled to hit store shelves on September 5th for the PlayStation®2 and Xbox®.
"Cris and Sascha have written incredible tracks for this title," says Alexander Brandon, Audio Director of Midway Games. "Spy Hunter has always had a very memorable theme, and these two have not only carried on that tradition, but given a new, gritty, hard edge to Nowhere to Run that matches and enhances the gameplay."
The music of Velasco and Dikiciyan has been featured in titles such as Dark Messiah, Battlezone, Hellgate: London, and Splinter Cell 4: Double Agent. In addition, their music was recently released on the Associated Production Music (APM) Endgame Music Library, a collection of original music cues created by many of the most successful video game music composers in the electronic gaming industry.
To hear a clip of the main theme for Spy Hunter®: Nowhere to Run(TM), please go to http://www.sonicmayhem.com/shpromo/spyhunter_theme.mp3
About Cris Velasco & Sascha Dikiciyan:
Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan's unique fusion of cinematic orchestra and cutting-edge electronica has made them a tour de force in the video game industry. With 12 game titles for release in 2006 alone, the two have garnered critical acclaim for their versatility and fearlessness of pushing the boundaries of music - whether it's composing an elegant string arrangement, dramatic orchestral score, hard-hitting rock tracks, or raw electronic beats.
About Spy Hunter®: Nowhere to Run(TM) Spy Hunter®:
Nowhere to Run(TM) takes the Spy Hunter franchise where it's never gone before-on foot. Featuring Hollywood heavyweight Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as government super-spy extraordinaire Alex Decker, players for the first time ever can step out of the Interceptor and straight into third-person action, utilizing The Rock's physical prowess to take down enemies with intense melee combat moves. In Nowhere to Run, the evil NOSTRA corporation returns, this time with a plan to steal the latest government technology including the world's most sophisticated spy vehicle, the Interceptor, and it's up to Alex to stop them.