Fastest-selling video game L.A. Noire scored in Sibelius

L.A. Noire “Main Theme” Andrew Hale by RockstarGames L.A. Noire, the latest open-world video game from Rockstar Games, has become the fastest-selling new video games property ever in the UK, and despite its development team being based in Sydney, Australia, the game’s period-inspired soundtrack was created and recorded in the UK, with a little help […]

Sid Meier’s Civilization V scored in Sibelius

In the world of PC strategy games, Sid Meier‘s Civilization series is the undisputed heavyweight, and the latest incarnation is Civilization V. The video above is the opening cinematic from the game, and it features music by c0-composers Geoff Knorr and Michael Curran, scored in Sibelius. Geoff  got in touch to say, “Thank you for creating an […]

Killzone 2 soundtrack scored in Sibelius

With video games now as big business as the music and film industries, and the latest computers and consoles accommodating even the highest of production values, it’s no surprise that many video games now have fully-realised soundtracks written by big name composers (e.g. Garry Schyman’s soundtrack for Bioshock, and Michael Giacchino’s soundtracks for the Call […]

Plogue Chipsounds: oh sweet synchronicity

Plogue Art et Technologie are a particularly smart pair of chaps from Montreal who are very close to our hearts at Sibelius. David and Seb’s audio engine powers the support for VST and AU instruments and effects in Sibelius 5, and they’re also the brains behind the new ARIA sample player at the heart of […]