Capcom Signs Battlestar Galactica Composer to Create The Score for Dark Void

Apr 02, 2009
2009 Apr 02

We’ve been teasing you with the awesomeness of the Dark Void music for quite a while, even giving you an 8-bit version to listen to . Finally though, we’re announcing who’s creating the music for Dark Void. Bear McCreary, composer for Battlestar Galactica and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles is now putting his talented musical touch to Dark Void. 

And besides announcing the name of the composer, we have a couple samples of Bear’s work from the in game soundtrack. And you’ll notice the video above with Bear talking all about creating the music for Dark Void. Enjoy! 


More music samples and the Press Release after the jump.

Bear McCreary, known for his composition for Battlestar Galactica and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, creates soundtrack for Capcom’s upcoming action-shooter, Dark Void.

April 2, 2009—Capcom announced today that composer Bear McCreary, known best for his work on popular sci-fi TV series Battlestar Galactica, has signed on to score Capcom’s highly-anticipated third-person action game, Dark Void.   He has gained international renown over the last few years for his amazing work on Battlestar, and Dark Void marks the first time McCreary will be creating the score for a video game. 

“When I got the call from Capcom to work on the music for Dark Void, I jumped at the chance to do it, considering my love for Capcom games.” said McCreary. “I have been looking for the opportunity to compose a game score for a long time, but I’ve been waiting for the right one.  Dark Void’s epic story and unique gameplay drew me in immediately and I have had a lot of fun working on the project.”  

Dark Void , Capcom’s upcoming third person action-shooter, is set to launch on Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 and Windows PCs this year.  Developed by Airtight Studios and Capcom, Dark Void combines run-and-gun combat with the thrill of soaring jetpack action in the skies.