New York - November 13th, 2007 - Sumthing Else Music Works, Inc., through its licensing relationship with Epic Games, proudly presents Unreal Tournament 3: The Soundtrack. The 2 disc set will be released on November 20th to retail outlets through Nile Rodgers’ Sumthing Else Music Works label www.sumthing.com. Sumthing Else Music Works is the industry leader in licensing and distributing video game soundtracks.
Featuring over 150 minutes of intense new tracks written and produced by "Need For Speed" veteran Rom Di Prisco and award winning "Hitman" composer Jesper Kyd, Unreal Tournament 3: The Soundtrack includes a diverse range of modern electronic genres representing UT3's various environments in addition to a number of re-mixed Unreal franchise classics. Di Prisco mixes hard hitting electronica with elements of breakbeat, bigbeat, and drum n bass, while Kyd blends melodic themes, hardcore dance beats and surreal scifi soundscapes for a truly Unreal experience.
"Unreal Tournament 3’s soundtrack largely consists of high intensity fast paced action tracks which provides the drive to match the title’s relentless gameplay style," said Mike Larson, Audio Director at Epic Games. "Both composers Rom Di Prisco and Jesper Kyd are new to the Unreal franchise contributing a fresh electronic sound in addition to breathing new life into a number of UT classics which were completely re-recorded with modern sensibilities."
Unreal Tournament 3 marks the return of the world's premiere first-person shooter to the PC, and its debut on PlayStation 3. Unreal Tournament 3 unleashes the full power of Unreal Engine 3, taking graphics, gameplay, and challenge to a whole new level. Players engage in intense battles with other human players online, or against Unreal artificial intelligence that sets the industry standard. With the most powerful futuristic weapons and vehicles available, this is FPS action at its best! More information about Unreal Tournament 3 can be found online at www.unrealtournament3.com.
About Epic Games
Epic Games, Inc., based in Cary, NC and established in 1991, develops cutting-edge games and game engine technology for PC and console. The company has created multiple million-selling, award-winning titles in their Unreal series and their latest game, Gears of War®, broke sales records on Xbox 360 selling more than 3 million copies worldwide in the first ten weeks and awarded overall Game of the Year for 2006 by the Academy of Interactive Arts&Sciences, Game Developers Choice Awards, GameSpot, GamePro and many others. Epic is also responsible for the Unreal Engine, which is the underlying technology for a wide range of games including, Console Game of the Year winner, "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell™" by Ubi Soft; PC Gamer's Game of the Year, "Deus Ex" from Ion Storm/Eidos; "America's Army: Special Forces," by the United States Army, and "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" (PC) by Electronic Arts. Epic's Unreal Engine 3 is the current holder, and three-time consecutive winner, of Game Developer magazine's Front Line award for Best Game Engine. Epic Games was also awarded Studio of the Year at the 2006 Spike TV Video Game Awards and Developer of the Year by Official Xbox Magazine. Additional information about Epic can be obtained through Epic's Web site at www.epicgames.com.
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About Sumthing Else Music Works, Inc.
Nile Rodgers started Sumthing Else Music Works (SEMW) as a nationwide record label and creative outlet for independent artists and unique musical projects. Through its affiliated company, Sumthing Distribution, SEMW prides itself on its ability to rapidly and effectively deliver to the marketplace many innovative products. In view of the successes of its previous game soundtrack releases, the company is now recognized as the leader in this newly emerging musical genre. Accordingly, SEMW has bolstered its commitment to enhancing gamers’ overall experience by acquiring many new titles to complement its current catalog of releases. For more information visit www.sumthing.com and www.sumthingdigital.com.
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