Los Angeles, November 27, 2012 - Game composer Winifred Phillips has been awarded a 2012 Hollywood Music in Media Award for her music score for the Assassin's Creed® III Liberation video game (Ubisoft®).
Phillips' original score for Assassin's Creed III Liberation has been described as "superb" by GameZone, "killer music" by MTV Multiplayer, "spectacular" by Hard Reset, "sweeping" by IGN, "fantastic" by Gaming Examiner, and "a stealthy success" by Kotaku. PikiGeek and Artastic Gaming hailed Phillips' score as one of the best soundtracks of 2012.
The music of the game was released as an official soundtrack by Ubisoft Music. The soundtrack is comprised of 26 tracks totaling 68 minutes of music, and is available on iTunes, Amazon.com and other online retailers. The Hollywood Music in Media Award ceremony was held on November 15, 2012 at the Fonda Theater in Hollywood.
Assassin's Creed III Liberation includes key pillars of the franchise that fans of the series know and love, including combat, free-roaming navigation and a rich story full of intrigue and twists, delivering a true Assassin's Creed experience to the Sony PlayStation® Vita. Gamers play as the series' first female protagonist, Aveline. A woman of conviction, Aveline is fighting for freedom in 18th century New Orleans - a city on the brink of a rebellion as the Spanish Empire imposes its new rule.
For more information on Assassin's Creed III Liberation, please visit the Assassin's Creed official Website: http://www.assassinscreed.com
About Assassin's Creed:
Initially launched in 2007, the first four Assassin's Creed games have sold more than 38 million units worldwide, and the franchise is now established as one of the best-selling series ever. Recognized for having some of the richest, most engrossing storytelling in the industry, Assassin's Creed transcends video games, branching out into other entertainment experiences including comic books, Facebook games, novels, short films and more.
About The Hollywood Music in Media Awards
The Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) recognizes and honors the music of visual mediums (film, TV, video games, etc), the talented individuals responsible for creating, producing and placing it, and the music of artists from around the globe. For more information, visit www.hmmawards.org.
About Composer Winifred Phillips
Winifred Phillips is a composer for video games, television, radio and film. Working with award-winning music producer Winnie Waldron for all her projects, Winifred Phillips' game scores include God of War, The Da Vinci Code, Speed Racer, multiple games in the LittleBigPlanet franchise, and many more. She previously received the Hollywood Music in Media Award in 2010 for her music for the Legend of the Guardians video game. Her other awards include an Interactive Achievement Award from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences and multiple G.A.N.G. Awards from the Game Audio Network Guild. For more information about Winifred Phillips, visit www.winifredphillips.com.
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