NEWS - Wednesday, August 13, 2003


Activision To Get Big Wig Composer

Activision, Inc. announced today that film, television and award-winning interactive game composer Michael Giacchino has signed-on to score its new line of first-person action games - Call of Duty for the PC and Call of Duty: Finest Hour for the next generation consoles. Giacchino's credits include the popular television series Alias, and renowned game soundtracks for Medal of Honor FrontlineTM, Medal of Honor Allied AssaultTM, Medal of HonorTM Underground and Medal of Honor. "We're absolutely thrilled to have Michael scoring Call of Duty," said Larry Goldberg, executive vice president of Activision Worldwide Studios. "Time and again, he's mastered the art of telling a story through deep, rich musical tracks and careful pacing that envelop audiences into an all-encompassing atmosphere of action, intrigue and suspense." "I am extremely thrilled to be working with Activision, Spark and Infinity Ward on the Call of Duty franchise. These are some of the best and most dedicated game creators in the business. I look forward to re-teaming with producers Vince Zampella and Scott Langteau on both titles and taking the next step in creating an even better gaming experience for Call of Duty players," stated Michael Giacchino. "Ever since we heard of the potential of Michael working with us, we have been very excited," said Grant Collier, President of Infinity Ward, developer of Call of Duty. "Now we'll be able to reach the players through the 'Giacchino signature style,' a continuation of the Call of Duty brand promise to give gamers the highest quality experience possible." "I consider it an honor to be working with Michael once again," said Scott Langteau, Chief Operating Officer of Spark Unlimited, developer of Call of Duty: Finest Hour. "Together, we've forged a long-standing and creative professional relationship. Michael's the perfect fit to collaborate with us on Finest Hour, his ability to evoke mood, setting, and emotional involvement complement what the Call of Duty brand is all about – delivering an awe-inspiring epic where players sense the personal sacrifice of soldiers and the gritty realism and chaos of war."
Source: http://www.xboxaddict.com/

Site Statistics

Registered Members: 56,128
Forum Posts: 725,947
Xbox One Titles: 4,229
Xbox 360 Titles: 1,086
Xbox 360 Kinect Titles: 95
Xbox 360 Arcade Titles: 586
Original Xbox Titles: 987
Staff Reviews: 2,291
Member Reviews: 10,339
News Articles: 16,325
Screenshots: 36,345
Xbox 360 Achievements: 45,112
Xbox 360 Faceplates: 2,016
Cheat Codes: 1,706

Latest News

Sci-Fi Action RPG Dolmen Out Now

Sci-Fi Action RPG Dolmen Out NowPrepare to have your timeline erased as Prime Matter and Massive Work Studio announce that Dolmen – the third-person action-RPG with a unique cosmic horror sci-fi setting – is out now for PC and consoles.


Swords and Bones Releasing May 27th

Swords and Bones Releasing May 27thSwords & Bones is a retro pixel platformer referring to great hits from the 80s and 90s. It was created by the duo of brothers - SEEP - whose mission is to enthuse players with a love of old-fashioned games.




GreedFall 2 Announced for 2024

GreedFall 2 Announced for 2024GreedFall 2 is an RPG that focuses on story and player choice but also includes new gameplay in the form of more tactical combat and revisits the unique universe created by its predecessor.


WRC Generations Coming This October

WRC Generations Coming This OctoberNever before have games come this close to the real-life World Rally Championship! Hailed by both critics and professionals, this year’s WRC simulation has been reinforced with numerous improvements and optimizations requested by the community.



See News Archives

Community Forum Activity

KeyWe Giveaway!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 1943 Views

2021: XBA is still here
Post by shrew king
20 Replies, 29599 Views

Watch Dogs: Legion
Post by Nato King
0 Replies, 62073 Views

Xbox Series X or S
Post by Nato King
5 Replies, 75152 Views

Spellbreak Grand Magus Pack (3) and Starter Pack (7) Giveaway!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 76267 Views

I pay $ 1000! I search the Element 54 Canadian launch Team signaturen Faceplate
Post by Smill
0 Replies, 82300 Views

Xbox one no signal
Post by debrartin
0 Replies, 85357 Views

do you remember?
Post by SnoochyBoochy
3 Replies, 88225 Views

i haz xbox
Post by SnoochyBoochy
0 Replies, 67213 Views

Claiming the first thread of 2020
Post by Kraft
7 Replies, 120762 Views

Important! I pay $ 1000! I search the Sweden launch and the Element 54 Faceplate
Post by Smill
3 Replies, 82554 Views

Squad Up
Post by samslophead
0 Replies, 155727 Views

TERA Skinned Xbox One X Giveaway!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 113913 Views

Starfield Release expectations?
Post by DJ tx
4 Replies, 198152 Views

Issue with Xbox live on Xbox home
Post by rcmpayne
0 Replies, 115024 Views

© 2000-2022 XboxAddict.com - All rights reserved. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft. XboxAddict.com is not affiliated with Microsoft.

Made in Canada
Site Design by Cameron Graphics