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  Syberia 3 reveals itself in sound and image at Gamescom 2015 during the Video Games Live concerts.
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06/24/2015
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Famous for their special atmosphere, the first two games in the saga still bring together just as many fans after more than ten years. For the very first time, the music from the two earlier games will be played live by a symphonic orchestra during the three Video Games Live concerts performed at Gamescom, a major video game event in Europe. Video Games Live, created, produced and hosted by the famous musician and composer Tommy Tallarico, is an immersive concert which highlights music from the greatest video games of all time.

"The Syberia franchise is the perfect type of artist expression to add to our show. Not only are the visuals and gameplay really amazing... but the music has always been such a integral and beautiful element of the overall experience. We're looking forward to bringing this masterpiece to people around the world for many years to come!" - Tommy Tallarico (video game composer and Creator/Executive Producer of Video Games Live)

Exclusively, during these concerts, the first music from Syberia 3 will be revealed, accompanied by the very first animated images from the game. Historically, music has always played a key role in Syberia games, and the new opus will be no exception to the rule. Indeed, the entire Syberia 3 team is delighted to be reunited with the famous and talented composer Inon Zur, the name behind the music for Syberia 2, as well as many other prize-winning productions (Fallout, Dragon Age, Prince of Persia, etc.).

“I'm very excited to be back working with Microïds and visionary writer and art director Benoît Sokal for Syberia III. It's a beautiful world and another amazing story which is an absolute pleasure to write music for and I can't wait to share the music with fans when we premiere the new themes with Video Games Live at this year’s GamesCom in Cologne” - Inon Zur (Composer)

Practical information

Dates: 7 August 2015 at 8 pm

8 August 2015 at 8 pm

9 August 2015 at 6 pm

Ticket prices: From €40 to €82

http://www.tickethall.de/kuenstler/video-games-live

Venue: Gamescom

Messe Köln Halle 11.3

Messeplatz 1, 50679 Koln (Germany)

Press contact:

Sophie Filip – [email protected] 0033 1 48 97 99 92

About Microïds

Formed in 1985 and based in Paris, France, Microïds is an independent publisher of multi-platform video games. Known for its excellent adventure titles, it represents Anuman Interactive’s video game business in all its forms.

Managed by its creator Elliot Grassiano, Microïds continually expands its large game catalogue with genres as varied as adventure, management, simulation and action. Through its adaptations of iconic titles such as "Syberia" or "Amerzone" and its original creations including " Subject 13", "The A.B.C. Murders", Microïds is today present on PC, Mac and tablets as well as iOS, Android, Xbox and Playstation.

Besides its original characters such as Kate Walker of "Syberia", Microïds also develops titles incorporating well-known properties such as Garfield and Lucky Luke.

The names of companies and products mentioned in this document are the trademarks of their respective owners.© 2015 Anuman Interactive. Syberia is a registered trademark belonging to Anuman Interactive SA. All rights reserved. Author and Artistic Director: Benoit Sokal.

About Inon Zur

Inon Zur is a Hollywood Music Award-winning and two-time BAFTA nominated composer renowned for his emotionally dynamic original music scores for film, television and blockbuster video game franchises such as FALLOUT (British Academy of Film and Television Arts and Spike TV Best Original Music nominations), DRAGON AGE (Hollywood Music In Media Award) and PRINCE OF PERSIA.

Zur’s music has previously been performed in concerts worldwide (Leipzig, London, Los Angeles, Malmö, Seoul, Sydney) by top orchestras including the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

http://www.inonzur.com/about/

About Video Games Live

Video Games Live™ is an award winning immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Created, produced and hosted by world renowned game industry veteran and superstar Tommy Tallarico, top orchestras and choirs around the world perform along with exclusive synchronized video footage and music arrangements, synchronized lighting, well known internet solo performers, electronic percussion, live action and unique interactive segments to create an explosive one-of-a-kind entertainment experience.

“Beautiful performance!” – USA TODAY “Captivating! Bombastic!” – NY Times

“Simply breathtaking!” – IGN.com “Incredibly compelling” – Washington Post

“Ingenious and fantastic!” – LA Times “Thrilling!” – The London Times

Picture the energy and excitement of a rock concert mixed with the power and emotion of a symphony orchestra combined together by the technology, interactivity, stunning visuals and fun that only video games can provide. Completely synchronized cutting-edge video screen visuals, state-of-the-art lighting and special fx, stage show production and special on-stage interactive segments with the audience dazzle crowds of all ages – gamers and non-gamers alike. Pre & Post-Show Activities include a costume contest, Guitar Hero competition, prize give-a-ways, interactive game demos and the very popular meet-and-greet with top game composers, designers and industry talent.

Achievements & Accomplishments

Incorporated in 2002, Video Games Live is the first and most successful video game touring concert in the world having performed over 200 shows in 23 countries on 5 continents. Over 11,000 people were present for the debut performance at the Hollywood Bowl with the L.A. Philharmonic and since then over 1 million people have experienced the show live. Video Games Live has released 2 albums worldwide (both of which debuted in the Billboard Top 10) as well as an award winning full length feature DVD/Blu-Ray. In 2010 the show aired nationally on PBS and quickly became one of the top rated PBS Specials of all time. With over 100’s of ticket buyer reviews on Ticketmaster.com, Video Games Live boasts a 4.6 (out of 5) rating. Inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records for the biggest game concert in the world (over 100,000 in China), Video Games Live continues to break new ground and thrill audiences worldwide with brand new content each year.

WWW.VIDEOGAMESLIVE.COM