New York - July 24th, 2012 - Sumthing Else Music Works, through its licensing relationship with Capcom®, proudly presents Resident Evil® : Operation Raccoon City Original Soundtrack featuring the original music score from Capcom®'s latest entry in the ground-breaking survival horror video game series. Celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, the Resident Evil series has sold over 47 million units worldwide and has a long history of offering dark, immersive soundtracks. The music of Operation Raccoon City was composed by Shusaku Uchiyama whose previous scoring credits include Resident Evil® 2 and Resident Evil®: The Darkside Chronicles. Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Original Soundtrack is released today to retail outlets through Sumthing Else Music Works www.sumthing.com, and for digital download at www.sumthingdigital.com, Amazon MP3, iTunes® and other digital music sites.
A collaboration between Capcom and Slant Six Games, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City takes the iconic series in a completely new direction. A third person team-based shooter experience set within the dark and sinister Resident Evil universe, the title is a reinterpretation of the events depicted in Resident Evil® 2 and Resident Evil® 3. The unique setting of the Resident Evil universe not only provides a rich backdrop to the action but delivers a unique and thrilling triple threat battle. Players compete against an opposing squad and tackle a third unpredictable element, zombies and Bio-Organic Weapons (B.O.W's), breaking the conventions of traditional team-based shooters.
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City is available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC. For more information on Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, visit http://www.residentevil.com/reorc/.
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About Sumthing Else Music Works
Since its creation in the late 1990s by the world-renowned songwriter, musician and record producer, Nile Rodgers, Sumthing Else Music Works has become the acknowledged industry leader in licensing and distributing video game soundtracks. Possessing full in-house services worldwide, from retail marketing and sales through physical and digital distribution, Sumthing is partnered with the world's leading video game developers and publishers including BioWare, Bungie, Capcom, Crytek, Eidos-Montreal, Epic, Gearbox, Microsoft, Sega, Sony, Square-Enix and THQ. Their catalog of titles includes the best-selling video game soundtrack of all time, Halo 2: Volume One, as well as award-winning and critically acclaimed titles including: Darksiders II, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Gears of War 3, Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine, Halo: Reach, Fable III, God of War III, Uncharted 2, Halo 3: ODST, Dark Void, Borderlands, InFamous, Resident Evil 5, Street Fighter IV, Halo Wars, Halo Trilogy, Gears of War 2, Fable II, Crysis, Advent Rising, Fable, Gears of War, Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2 Volume Two, Halo 3, Hitman: Blood Money, Hitman: Contracts, Jade Empire, Kameo: Elements of Power, Mass Effect, Red Steel, Freedom Fighters and many others.
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Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Mega Man® and Devil May Cry®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom and its products can be found at www.capcom.com or www.capcom-unity.com.