— DRAUGEN wins Best Audio and Game of the Year awards at the Norwegian Game Awards 2019 (Spillprisen) —
Very proud to have won the award for Best Audio at the Norwegian Game Awards 2019. If that wasn’t enough, we also picked up the award for Game of the Year. Congratulations to everyone at Red Thread Games for creating a beautiful, emotional, and deeply moving experience.
—DRAUGEN is launched—
Check out the Launch trailer here.
Pick up the game on Steam here:
or at GOG here:
—My Child Lebensborn wins the BAFTA in the Game Beyond Entertainment category—
So proud to announce that My Child Lebensborn has won the BAFTA for Best Game Beyond Entertainment at this year’s British Academy Games Awards. A fantastic achievement by Elin Festøy (Teknopilot) and Catharina Bøhler (Sarepta) who along with their team have developed a game that not only sheds light on an important yet overlooked chapter in history, but also a game that encourages inclusivity and understanding across cultures.
I was honoured to have been a small cog in this truly important wheel.
Elin Festøy (left) and Catharina Bøhler
—My Child Lebensborn is Game of the Month in The Guardian—
My Child Lebensborn (Serapta/Tekno Pilot), a mobile game that i composed the music and produced sound design for, is The Guardian’s Game of the Month for June 2018.
Check out the Launch Trailer here.
—Norwegian Video Game Awards 2016 (Spillprisen 2016) – Dreamfall Chapters wins Best Audio award—
Very proud to announce that I won the Best Audio award at the 2016 Norwegian Game awards for my work on Dreamfall Chapters (Red Thread Games).
—Dreamfall Chapters – Book 5 – Redux released—
It’s been a long time coming, but the final and concluding part of the Longest Journey/Dreamfall saga has been released. The epic saga written and directed by Ragnar Tørnquist was first brought to life in 1999, with The Longest Journey.
Simon has written over 3 and a half hours of music for the 5 part Dreamfall Chapters series, which has been nominated for multiple international music awards.
Check out the launch trailer here.
—Nordic Game Awards 2016 – “The Park” nominated for Best Audio—
The Park (©Funcom) has been nominated in the Best Audio category at the 2016 Nordic Game Awards. Simon was the Audio Director and composer on the project.
— SpillPrisen 2015 (Norwegian Game Awards) – The Park wins “Best Audio Award”
The Park (©Funcom) has won the award for Best Audio at the 2015 Norwegian Game Awards. Simon was the Audio Director and composer on the project.
— Psychological thriller “The Park” released —
Simon was the Audio director and composer on this latest Funcom release. Get The Park here
— International Music & Sound Awards 2015 – Nominations announced —
This is proving to be a good summer for nominations! Following the nomination for the music of Dreamfall Chapters – Book One at the UK Music & Sound Awards earlier this year, I’ve also been nominated for the International version of the award as well.
— Develop Awards 2015 – Nominations announced —
Excellent news, the audio of Dreamfall Chapters – Book One has been nominated in the Audio Accomplishment category at the Develop Awards this year. Fingers crossed!
— Music & Sound Awards 2015 – Nominations announced —
The music of Dreamfall Chapters – Book One has been nominated in the Best Original Composition in Video Games category, at the 2015 Music & Sound Awards.
— The Dreamfall Chapters soundtrack is now available on Bandcamp.
— Dreamfall Chapters is released, and is currently no.1 at gog.com, and no.2 on Steam! —
— Composing the score for the much anticipated video game Dreamfall Chapters—
Simon is currently composing the score for the video game Dreamfall Chapters. Reunited with The Secret World director Ragnar Tørnquist, the game is the concluding part of The Longest Journey trilogy, and is due for release winter 2014.
—Music & Sound Awards 2013 – International—
I was interviewed by GameSpot for an article about audio in MMORPG video games. Check it out here.
—Music & Sound Awards 2013—
Sergio Pimentel (Nimrod Productions) on the left. Your’s truly on the right.
WE WON the “Best Sync/Use of existing music – Trailers + Promos” category at the Music & Sound Awards in London!
We were up against stiff competition from the likes of Sony Computer Entertainment and Channel 4 UK, but we prevailed.
— The Secret World nominated in 2 categories at the Music & Sound Awards 2013 —
* “Best Original Composition – Gaming” for the music soundtrack of the game. (The other nominees are Journey, Dear Esther, and Wonderbook: Book of Spells.)
* “Best Sync/Use of existing music – Trailers + Promos” for the Max Richter/Dinah Washington track used in the Launch trailer, additional orchestration and arrangement by Simon Poole.