It's been a solid year for horror soundtracks – and that includes video games, thanks to composers like award-winner Cris Velasco, who told us about his amazing score for ZombiU, the first survival horror game for Nintendo's Wii U.
ZombiU may seem like little more than a tech demo for the Wii U and its promising GamePad technology (it is really, really cool), but it actually aspires to be more than that.
Nintendo’s family-friendly Wii, which transcended video game norms to become the greatest bowling simulator your grandma every played, had a surprising number of niche titles that appealed to a more adult set. Games like SEGA’s gore-soaked Madworld and House of the Dead: Overkill rubbed shoulders with the likes of Super Mario Galaxy and Imagine Party Babyz to deliver a surprising amount of quality thrills for horror fans.
The first look at ZombiU from E3 was a tasty, if unproven concept. The ideas laid out were solid, but the overall impression was too hypothetical to really build an opinion or even