Paul McCartney composing for Bungie Game

Excerpt : “Back in January, Paul McCartney—yes, the former Beatle—said he was working on music for an unnamed video game. It now appears that video game is being made by Bungie, the original studio behind the Ha…

Is Paul McCartney Writing Music for Halo’s Original Studio?

Check out the full article at Kotaku through the above link. Gaming music has been making some huge strides for more than a decade, but is finally get recognition these last few years with awards for original music.  Many film composers have been making their way into the gaming world and vice versa, game composers are scoring film. Popular bands have been using games as vehicles for original work and cross-over appeal.  It makes sense for a big name like McCartney to similarly use his experience and expertise to gain new reach through this medium.

I don’t know what McCartney music will sound like in game, probably not the brilliance of something like the work HEALTH did for Max Payne, but it sure to be unique.

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