Jesper Kyd, Cris Velasco and Sacha Dikiciyan have returned to Gearbox and are providing the musical score for the highly anticipated Borderlands 2. They were put in charge of creating a colorful and dynamic musical score for Borderlands 2's adrenaline-fuelled combat and atmospheric environments. The sound track features multiple music styles, which if the trailers were any indications should be filled with tons of rock, techno and dub-step.
Borderlands 2 will be released on September 18th 2012 for Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and Windows-based PC's.
BORDERLANDS™ 2 COMPOSERS BREAK OUT
GENRE-BUSTING NEW MUSIC SCORE FOR
2012's MOST RADICAL SHOOTER
Jesper Kyd, Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan Return
To Pandora with Explosive Original Music Score
Los Angeles, June 27, 2012 - Award-winning composers Jesper Kyd, Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan have created the genre-bending musical score for the highly anticipated Role-Playing-Shooter video game Borderlands™ 2
from Gearbox Software and 2K Games. Borderlands 2
is the sequel to the multi-million selling cooperative shooter-looter that combined intense first-person mayhem with role-playing gameplay.
Composers Velasco/Dikiciyan and Kyd were assigned the task of creating a colorful and dynamic music score for Borderlands 2's adrenaline-fuelled combat and diverse atmospheric environments. To accompany players' loot-hunting adventures in the cell-shaded, eclectic world of Pandora, the soundtrack fuses multiple music styles and cutting-edge sonic palettes which exude the multi-faceted personality and thrilling co-op action of Borderlands 2.
features all-new characters; skills; imaginative, diverse new environments with unique missions and enemies, and more exciting and fun weapons, equipment and loot than ever before. All of these features come together in a story that takes players to the world of Pandora to take down the notorious Handsome Jack and his corrupt Hyperion Corporation as a solo campaign or with up to four cooperative players.
will be available on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows-based PC in North America on September 18, 2012 and internationally on September 21, 2012. For more information on Borderlands 2, please visit www.borderlands2.com