Mattias Häggström Gerdt and Josh Welchel, the composers of Mojang's Scrolls, will be writing original music for an upcoming voxel-based real-time strategy game. Castle Story, developed by Sauropod Studio, utilizes the Unity physics engine to allow for robust destruction of the voxel environment.
This week IndieGames.com catches up with attendees of the 2012 Game Developers Conference and asks them what brings them to GDC. Following the first full day, we hear from Robin Arnott, Simon Flesser, Ichiro Lambe, Jaime Woo and Mattias Häggström Gerdt.
Two IGF finalists in the excellence in audio category, Danny Baranowsky and Mattias Häggström Gerdt, relate their experiences attending the Game Developers Conference in a video filmed at the event in San Francisco last year.
OverClocked ReMix has released 25 Year Legend, a compilation of Legend of Zelda arrangements. Participants include independent game composers and cover artists Disasterpeace, Laura Shigihara, HyperDuck SoundWorks, C418, Mattias Häggström Gerdt, Gryzor87 and Matheus Manente.
Game composer Mattias Häggström Gerdt has released an EP of music from Cobalt, Mojang's upcoming 2D action game, developed by Oxeye. The EP includes remixes by C418 (Minecraft), SoulEye (VVVVVV), Chris Geehan (Bitejacker Undead on Arrival) and Whitaker Blackall (Velocispider).
Composer Daniel Olsén has released a remix album, arranging music from the Xbox Live Arcade puzzle title ilomilo by Southend Interactive. Participating musicians include Bumpy Road game designer Simon Flesser, VVVVVV composer SoulEye and Cobalt's Mattias Häggström Gerdt.
Howard Drossin has released a free album of remixes from the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 release of Splatterhouse by Namco Bandai Games. The 13-track album includes arrangements by Eiko Ishiwata, Gryzor87, Matheus Manente, Nijeil, kt2 and other artists.
For the third annual independent games music chat, IGF judge Emily Ridgway discusses music for indie games with Baiyon, Darren Korb, Mattias Haggstrom Gerdt and Daniel Olsen.
The soundtrack for Christoffer Hedborg's independently developed browser game Cathode Rays is now available for free download via SoundCloud, featuring music by Mattias Häggström Gerdt.
Mattias Häggström Gerdt and OverClocked ReMix have released THE ANSWER - Armored Core Tribute Album, available for free download, featuring music composed by Kota Hoshino and the From Software sound team.