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Velasco, Dikiciyan Score On Warhammer

Composer duo Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan have created the original score for a new video game, "Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine."

Los Angeles, CA (August 4, 2011)–Composer duo Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan have created the original score for a new video game, Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine.

Published by THQ, Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine is Relic Entertainment’s upcoming third-person action/shooter.

Inspired by the cinematic visuals and visceral gameplay of Space Marine, Velasco and Dikiciyan created a score featuring anthemic orchestral compositions and contemporary Hollywood music production, reflecting the epic scale of the popular game series. Glenn Jamison, audio lead at Relic Entertainment commented, “Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan have composed a world-class, emotionally intense original music score for Space Marine that exceeded all of our expectations. We were blown away by the inspired music they wrote for our game and can’t wait to share their epic score with everyone when Space Marine releases this September.”

The composers commented, “Space Marine has been one of the most creatively satisfying projects of our scoring career. This being the first third-person shooter in the Warhammer franchise, we were honored to write an original score that lives up to the games’ prestigious history and also pushes the series forward with a bold and fresh sound.”

Set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe created by Games Workshop, Space Marine is scheduled to be released for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC on September 6, 2011. The Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine original soundtrack will be included in the Collector’s Edition now available for pre-order.

Cris Velasco

Sascha Dikiciyan

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine