Supergiant Games has uploaded the official sheet music for piano and guitar for four songs from the soundtrack to Bastion, available for free download. Play composer Darren Korb's "Build That Wall," "Mother, I'm Here," "Setting Sail, Coming Home" and "The Pantheon" on your musical instrument of choice.
Bastion composer Darren Korb of Supergiant Games received the 2012 Game Audio Network Guild award for Rookie of the Year. Previous recipients include Christopher Tin (Civilization IV) and Austin Wintory (Journey).
Independent developer Supergiant Games of Bastion received the 2012 Game Audio Network Guild award for best indie game soundtrack. Accepting the award at the Game Developers Conference were composer Darren Korb and narrator Logan Cunningham.
Supergiant Games has uploaded a new video of two pieces performed by the makers of Bastion from the soundtrack album. The movie marks the first time audio director and composer Darren Korb and vocalist Ashley Barrett have been filmed playing music from the game.
The Independent Games Festival organizers have revealed the audio jury panel for the 2012 awards, taking place at GDC. They are: music director Emily Ridgway of Double Fine, David Lloyd and Larry Oji of OverClocked ReMix, composer Chris Schlarb of NightSky, audio director Darren Korb of Supergiant Games, Matthew Burns of Shadegrown Games, designer Dylan Fitterer of Audiosurf, audio lead Matt 'Chainsaw' Chaney of Twisted Pixel and lead designer James Barker of GL33K.
Supergiant Games audio director Darren Korb will be presenting at the 2012 Game Developers Conference. The lecture "Build That Wall: Creating the Audio for Bastion" will cover steps in the musician's creative process, from crafting the title's "eclectic acoustic frontier trip-hop soundtrack and haunting vocal melodies, to its innovative reactive narration and sound effects."
Voice actor Logan Cunningham and sound director Darren Korb discuss the creation of the voice of Rucks, the narrator of Bastion. The independently developed action RPG for Xbox Live Arcade and PC is currently in the running for best vocal theme and best score in the Spike VGA Awards.
Nominations for the VGA Awards have been announced. Bastion, Portal 2 and Dragon Age II have songs up for awards, with best score nominations going to Bastion, Portal 2, Batman Arkham City and Deus Ex Human Revolution.
Ctrl+Alt+Compete is a new documentary that takes a revealing look at the startup and emerging business scene, through the eyes of five company founders and their teams. Among them is Supergiant Games, the makers of Bastion.