Clint Mansell, composer of such classic motion picture scores as 'The Fountain' and 'Requiem For a Dream' dropped the news that he is writing the musical score for the last chapter in BioWare's epic Mass Effect trilogy in an interview with The Quietus about his latest film, 'Black Swan'.
The website Badass Digest picked up on the news of Mansell's involvement in Mass Effect 3, which saw the composer asked about whether he does much work for other outlets like computer games. Mansell responded by saying: "I'm doing a video game this year actually. Mass Effect 3".
When describing what it's like to score a video game, Mansell said: "As I was saying about Public Enemy and re-working old hip-hop tunes for Requiem, and kind of re-working old balle…Read more >
The final game in the series, Mass Effect 3 is a role-playing game with a third-person shooter combat system. The defining feature of the franchise is that decisions you make in one game will impact the next.
What's the story? We don't know much, but as usual, players will assume control of the confident Commander Shepard. An urgent situation kicks off the final game: the Reapers, a sentient race of machines who like to wipe out everything in the galaxy every 50,000 years or so, have finally made it out of dark space and to our home turf, Earth. With the Reapers destroying the human home planet, it's up to Shepard to stop them somehow. If you're new to the series, be sure to watch our Mass Effect in five minutes video to catch up on part of…Read more >