Jesper Kyd Scores Warhammer: The End Times – Vermintide

Posted on by HB Duran

“Rodents of unusual size? I don’t think they exist.”

Well, they certainly do in Warhammer: The End Times, and they’re about to get a killer soundtrack!

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BAFTA Award-Winning composer, Jesper Kyd (Assassin’s Creed, Darksiders II) will lend his talents to the dark world of Vermintide, launching later this year for PC and next-gen consoles.

Kyd is widely revered for his diverse use of instruments and moving scores that never fail tell an amazing story through song. Needless to say, indie developer Fatshark is stoked to work with him.

“When we first began the search for a composer for Vermintide, Jesper Kyd was a name that kept coming up again and again – his iconic atmospheric compositions have become a benchmark in what can be achieved in video game music,” said Martin Wahlund, CEO of Fatshark. “We could not be more excited about what he has in store for Vermintide.

Composer, Jesper Kyd

Composer, Jesper Kyd

Set in the Warhammer fantasy universe, Vermintide is a co-op first person shooter and melee adventure pitting adventurers against the vicious Skaven.

Speaking of these nasty little enormous rodents, “The Skaven Come Out to Play” in this preview of Jesper Kyd’s soundtrack: LISTEN

Warhammer: The End Times – Vermintide launches in the second half of 2015 for PC, XBox One and PS4. To learn more and sign up for the beta, be sure to check out the official website.
HB Duran

VGNS Founder, HB Duran is a gamer, artist, musician and occasional game dev. From early forays into all-night NES sessions, her career has blossomed into working as a game industry journalist, artist, QA tester and consultant. “HB” plays a variety of game genres and platforms, but is best known for her love of Silent Hill.

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