SHADOW OPS: RED MERCURY ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK RELEASED IN EUROPE
Inon Zur's Cinematic Score Available on CD with Special Edition
LOS ANGELES - October 8th, 2004 – Known for his epic and ambitious scores for games, composer Inon Zur (www.inonzur.com) today announced his original music soundtrack for SHADOW OPS: RED MERCURYTM, the blockbuster action shooter developed by Zombie Studios and published by Atari, will be available on CD with the Special Edition release of the game in Europe. Composed and conducted by Zur, the SHADOW OPS: RED MERCURY soundtrack features more than an hour of rousing live orchestral music that reacts to the player's actions and changes for each location.
Joe Zajonc, Zombie Studios' Audio Director for SHADOW OPS: RED MERCURY, said, "Inon Zur has a certain magic in saturating a situation with emotional content. He developed such a synergy between the ethnic sounds and western orchestra, creating highly energetic and passionate music."
In their review of the in-game soundtrack, GameSpot attested, "His involvement has indeed enhanced the cinematic and dramatic feel of the game," while TeamXbox concluded, "Expect a soundtrack as moving as many big budget action films-this is no exaggeration."
Inon Zur composes and produces award-winning dramatic music for film, television and video games. Zur's game credits include Prince Of Persia: Warrior Within (cinematics), Men Of Valor, Champions: Return To Arms, Starcraft: Ghost (cinematics), SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALS, Champions Of Norrath: Realms Of EverQuest, Syberia II, Icewind Dale II, Baldur's Gate II: Throne Of Bhaal, and other titles to be announced. Inon Zur is managed by Bob Rice of Four Bars Intertainment. For more information visit www.inonzur.com.