I love game soundtracks. At least most of them. I think motivating and moving music does not get any better than this. Much better than movie soundtracks, and there are several great ones. Especially if created by Hans Zimmer. But see, movie soundtracks have to fit perfectly to the pictures, so fantastic melodies are often cut short. Not so with gaming soundtracks. Since every game is different, the composer has to create much longer pieces, and so awesome music is often the product.
Today I want to share with you a soundtrack I really love: Assassin’s Creed 3. It was composed by the Scotsman Lorne Balfe who announced in June 2012 that he will be the lone composer for the soundtrack. Until then Jesper Kyd was the main composer for the AC series.
And Lorne did a great job…but hear yourself:
Love it, too? Well, the soundtrack is also available on amazon:
And here is the soundtrack to the sequel The tyrrany of King Washington