video game music composer

Arcade Runner – Music For iOS Game

Game: Arcade Runner
Developer: Daniel Counsell
Website: dancounsell.com/games/arcaderunner
Retailers: iTunes

Released: March 2020
Description:
Arcade Runner is a fast paced minimal style game with a gloriously 80’s soundtrack. Help Cubie run and jump his way to safety, but watch out for those dastardly enemies along the way.

One-tap easy-to-learn controls. Clean minimal visuals and addictive gameplay.

Easy to pick-up, hard to master.

HOW TO PLAY:

Cubie will automatically move. Tap to jump over obstacles. and Tap twice to jump even further. Collect as many coins as you can to get the heights score. Collect power-ups to enhance your abilities!

FEATURES:

– Simple & Addictive Gameplay
– Minimal Graphics
– Original Retro Soundtrack
– Game Center Leaderboard
– No IAP’s
– No Ads
– Kid Friendly

Follow @dancounsell for updates and support.


Contribution:
  • Composed soundtrack

* Description, music, video, and images are the property of Dan Counsell.
Visit dancounsell.com/games/arcaderunner for more information.


HoloKart – Music & Sound Design For AR Hololens Game

Game: HoloKart
Developer: Charnas Engineering
Website: iancharnas.com

Released: TBD (In Development)
Description:
HoloKart is an augmented reality (AR) racing game prototype focused on providing consumers with a real-life simulation of Super Mario Kart. The prototype pairs go-karts and Microsoft’s HoloLens.

In the game, players wearing Hololens reality headsets and drive around a live go-kart track. They can pick up virtual items and use them enhance their own karts or to slow the progress of competing racers.


Contribution:
  • Composed complete musical score in the vein of Super Mario Kart
  • produced a mixture of synthetic and live sound effects to accompany visual effects

Visit iancharnas.com/holokart for more information.


Almost Impossible! 2 – Music & Sound Design For iOS Game

Game: Almost Impossible 2
Developer: Daniel Counsell
Website: dancounsell.com/games/almostimpossible2
Retailers: iTunes

Released: March 2019
Description:
Almost Impossible! 2 is the follow-up to the previous chart topping game of the same name.

Almost Impossible! 2 is a side-scrolling atmospheric puzzle platformer, built specifically for iOS. Guide a small ball of light on a dangerous journey.

With 50 action packed levels, Almost Impossible! 2 is the most splendid game you’ll pick up this week!

HOW TO PLAY:

Control a bouncing ball by tapping the left or right side of the screen to traverse through each dangerous level. Collect as many coins as you can to get the highest score.

FEATURES:

– 50 almost impossible levels
– Beautifully crafted retro future graphics
– Challenging and addictive gameplay
– Splendid real-time physics engine
– Beat your friends score with Game Center
– No In-App-Purchase, buy once, play forever!
– Kid Friendly

Follow @dancounsell for updates and support.


Contribution:
  • Composed musical bed
  • Produced synthetic sound effects

* Description, video, and images are the property of Dan Counsell.
Visit dancounsell.com/games/almostimpossible2 for more information.


SpellMiner Music & Sound Design

Game: SpellMiner
Developer: Silas Faltus
Website: spellminer.com
Retailers: App Store

Released: July 2017
Description:
SpellMiner is an addictively fun, fast-paced word game loaded with power-ups and bonuses! Swipe the letters to clear words and mine deeper for more gold and bonuses. Spell longer words to spawn power letters that create massive explosions, rain down fire, boost your point multiplier, or freeze gameplay to give you extra time. Work your fingers quickly to build up a word combo for gold bonuses and a huge score that will leave your opponent astonished. Strategically use the point multiplier letters to create words worth a vast number of points.

Each round of gameplay flies by in two minutes. Challenge a friend or an auto-match opponent to a 3 round match and take your turns whenever you have a couple of minutes free. Each week, battle with your tourney friends for the top tourney round score. The winner takes the coin pot, along with bragging rights of course!

Loaded with player and round stats and packed with achievements that will challenge even the nimblest of finger and mind!


Contribution:

• Composed complete musical score
• Created sound effects





Escape Puzzle: New Dawn – Music For Mobile Game

Game: Escape Puzzle: New Dawn
Developer: Big Giant Games
Website: facebook.com/biggiantgames
Retailers: App Store | Google Play!

Released: July 2016
Description:
Join Samantha and Gordon in an all new adventure!

Your mission is to obtain a vaccine from the New Dawn facility, claimed to be the only chance of protecting people from the devastating effects of the Torroto virus, which appears to have been developed as a biological weapon and is now spreading on a number of islands in the Pacific and is headed toward Hawaii.

Features
• Tricky and challenging puzzles!
• Gorgeous graphics!
• It’s FREE!
• No signup’s required, just download and install!

Enjoy this fun adventure escape game!



Contribution:

Composed complete musical score

Project 99
Sanctuary


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Clone Armies

Client: Elecube
Retailers: Google Play!

Released: December 2015
Description: This is not your everyday 2D shooter. Clone Armies are different, new and fresh!
Remember how frequently did you smash restart button in action shooters, when something went terribly wrong and you died? In our game, you will probably do the same – but there is ONE big difference – your previous tries will back you up! Every additional clone will copy exact same moves you did, when you were playing as it.

Choose between many different units ranging from minigun wielding soldier to jet-pack or tank and use this unique mechanics along with your creativity to find one of the hundred ways to complete challenging missions in Clone Armies. Lead your army against the enemy with red hat and mustache!

Features:
– Unique game mechanics you’ve never seen before
– Easy and simple controls
– Various units with unique stats and abilities
– Many fun and challenging missions with increasing difficulty
– Multiple game mods + special Endless Mode where you can compete with other players
– Variety of hats and efects you can obtain to decorate your army of clones



Contribution:

Composed music

Clone Lab
Machine


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Catch Crisis

Client: McCoy Games
Company Website: mccoygames.com
Retailers: iTunes

Released: December 2015
Description: Catch Crisis is a Fun, Fast Pace, and Cute open-source arcade game that will test your spatial abilities, reaction time, and hand-eye coordination.

This game supports for new iOS 9 and iPhone 6s features, including:
• Quick Actions with 3D Touch: Launch the Quick Play, Shop, Story Mode, and Achievements Screen right from your home screen!
• iOS 9 Compatible!
• Ready to Record & Share your gameplay (via ReplayKit)

WHAT’S NEW:
• A Cute Monkey Costume has been Added!
• 2 New Stunning Desert & Glacier Themed Backgrounds!
• A Delicious Banana Falling Object for you.

FUTURE IDEAS:
• More Character Costumes! (Maybe a Dragon & 8-Bit Themed Costume)
• More In-game Backgrounds! (i.e. 8-Bit Theme anyone?)
• More Clever Falling Objects!
• More Catchy Music (Caught the Pun? ;P)
• More Complex Falling Pattern Algorithms to test your thumbs!
• Finish Story Mode (the story is a work in progress!)

Saying all that, please take a small portion out of your day to review this game and provide constructive feedback.

Follow Catch Crisis on Facebook to get all the latest News and Updates! Facebook.com/CatchCrisis

If you like this game, then you’ll love my next upcoming game! More details to share about that soon!

Follow me on Twitter:
@_JasonMcCoy


Contribution:

Licensed multiple music soundtracks and sound effects.


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