Los Angeles—October 23 rd, 2012— Technicolor’s Game Sound Services group is proud to announce its work on ‘Halo 4', one of the most anticipated video games of 2012. In one of the largest game sound projects undertaken by the team to date, Technicolor provided its client 343 Industries with an impressive breadth of services.
Work included sound design by the multitalented staff at Technicolor’s Olive Avenue facility in Burbank, where Mark Jasper mixed the game’s cinematics. Foley was shot at Technicolor’s facility on the Paramount lot. The Burbank team also handled voice recording in the studio and on the motion capture stage, dialogue editing, casting services, mixing international versions in 11 languages, and a wide variety of other support tasks.
“We were thrilled to partner with 343 to help them create their game,” says Tom Hays, Technicolor’s Director of Game Sound Services. “Having a chance to work closely with this deeply professional team, and bring what we do best to such a classic franchise that we all love so much, was really an incredible opportunity.”
Halo 4 will be released on November 6 th, exclusively on Xbox 360.
The “Halo” franchise is an award-winning collection of properties that has grown into a global entertainment phenomenon. Beginning with the original “Halo: Combat Evolved” (2001), the critically acclaimed and record-shattering series of games has since inspired multiple New York Times bestselling novels, comic books, action figures, apparel and more.
Published by Microsoft Studios, the “Halo” franchise of games is exclusive to the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system and the Xbox LIVE online entertainment network. To date, more than 43 million copies of “Halo” games have been sold worldwide, driving more than 3.3 billion hours of gameplay by people connected to Xbox LIVE.
About 343 Industries
343 Industries is the publisher and developer of the blockbuster “Halo” series of videogames and, as part of Microsoft Studios, oversees the “Halo” franchise, including novels, comics, licensed collectibles, apparel and more. 343 Industries is home to world-class developers working on the Reclaimer Saga, which commences with the arrival of “Halo 4” on Nov. 6, 2012, exclusively on Xbox 360.
Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our world class research and innovation laboratories enable us to lead the market in delivering advanced video services to content creators and distributors. We also benefit from an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging and sound technologies, based on a thriving licensing business. Our commitment: supporting the delivery of exciting new experiences for consumers in theaters, homes and on-the-go.
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About Technicolor Game Sound Services
Technicolor’s Game Sound Services group is an industry leader in providing sound to game developers. Since its start in 2002, the team has provided dialogue services for franchises such as Gears of War, Ratchet & Clank, Mass Effect, Uncharted, and many others. Its sound design and mixing staff have contributed to numerous games including the Uncharted series, Wolfenstein, Transformers: War for Cybertron, Skylanders 3DS, Shrek 4, and many others, garnering multiple MPSE Golden Reel and GANG awards. Based in Burbank, CA, the Game Sound Services group leverages Technicolor’s global sound resources to meet the needs of the worldwide game development industry.