April 11, 2013
Rally Shift is a great indie rally game I worked back on 2004. Its sequel is awaiting to get some air under its wings with Kickstarter funding. To make this happen, please support the game with a generous pledge. More info at Rally Shift Extreme's Kickstarter page.
July 10, 2012
Tom Jubert's logic puzzle game ir/rational has been updated to ir/rational Redux, with new graphics and music. The game is playable live at Newgrounds.
June 14, 2012
A music technology site SoundCrtl.com interviewed me recently. You can read the interview here.
May 31, 2012
For a limited time you'll have a chance to get Amnesia: The Dark Descent OST along with some cool games and other cool soundtracks for pay-what-you-want price, by buying the fifth Humble Indie Bundle. The offer is still open for 14 days. Please be generous! The money goes for good purposes. It's up to you how you want to divide your purchase between different foundations and indie game developers.
June 5, 2011
A Nordic gaming blog Polarcade interviewed me recently. Click here to read the interview.
May 17, 2011
Soundtrack album for Amnesia: The Dark Descent has been released today! The album contains 35 minutes of horrorous music including many tracks that were left out from the game. If you bought the game directly from Frictional Games, you can download the album for free! For everyone else, the album can be purchased at Frictional Games' Online Store. CD version will be available a bit later.
April 13, 2011
Frictional Games released an expansion for Amnesia: The Dark Descent yesterday. The expansion is called 'Justine' and it contains some new music too. And the best part is that you can download this DLC from STEAM for free! Check the trailer at GameTrailers.com!
March 3, 2011
Independent Games Festival award winners have been announced! While Minecraft took the biggest prize (Seumas McNally Grand Prize), Amnesia won the competition by amount as it grabbed three awards - Direct2Drive Award, Award for Technical Excellence and also something for me... Award for "Excellence in Audio" (Thanks Jens and Tapio for sharing the award!). You can watch Thomas and Jens receiving the awards in Gamespot's live coverage of the show. Read more (Gamasutra.com).
February 16, 2011
THQ has announced to publish Amnesia: The Dark Descent at retail. The game hits retail shelves in North America February 22nd.
February 1, 2011
Some Overgrowth music news! Take a listen at Anton Riehl's beautiful interpretation of my piano arrangement of the Overgrowth Theme Song at Wolfire's blog. Be also sure to check George "Android" Dziov's Ultra Pack music album with rock versions of many indie game tunes, including Overgrowth.
January 3, 2011
2011 Independent Games Festival today announced main competition finalists and I'm happy to tell Amnesia: The Dark Descent has been nominated for awards in three categories: the big Seumas McNally Grand Prize, the Award for Technical Excellence, and something that more concerns my contribution for the game, the Award for Excellence in Audio. These awards are considered as "Oscars" for indie game developers. Winners will be announced on Wednesday, March 2nd.
Furthermore, Elder-Geek.com gave Amnesia their Best PC Game of the Year Award. The game received also a big pile of awards and nominations by several other game medias.
December 23, 2010
Amnesia: The Dark Descent made it to the Gamasutra's Top 5 PC Games of 2010 and shared the list with titles such as Mass Effect 2 and Starcraft 2.
Merry Christmas and a happy New Year 2011 for everybody!
December 14, 2010
Amnesia: The Dark Descent won two awards in IGN's Best of 2010 Awards yesterday. It won The Best PC Horror Game of the Year Award and left titles such as Metro 2033 and Bioshock 2 behind it. Another award was given for Coolest Atmosphere. Cool indeed!
November 25, 2010
Amnesia has also been nominated for the year's Best Indie Game in Machinima.com's Inside Gaming Awards 2010.
Amnesia: The Dark Descent has been nominated in multiple catogories in IGN's Best of 2010 Awards, including Best Horror Game, Coolest Atmosphere and PC Game of the Year! Winners will be revealed December 13th, keep your fingers crossed!
October 29, 2010
Due to spooky Halloween time you can now get 50% discount on Penumbra Soundtrack this weekend only at the Frictional Games' online store. Also Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Penumbra Collection are both available for half of the price. If you don't have a credit card, don't worry - you can also pay with your mobile phone! The sale is on till October 31st, so don't hesitate too long!
Credit card & PayPal: http://store.frictionalgames.com
Mobile payment: http://mobile.frictionalgames.com
October 4, 2010
I was lately interviewed by Gooch and The Dooshebag in their Radio Episode 31. I was also featured in Amnesia's review article in September issue of Pelit magazine.
September 12, 2010
Russian gaming site Gamer.ru interviewed me lately. Click here to read the article. English version can be found below the russian version.
September 9, 2010
Amnesia: The Dark Descent was released today and it's getting great reviews everywhere with statements like "it's the scariest game ever done" et cetera. Try it out, download a demo and buy the game at Amnesia: The Dark Descent's website.
September 5, 2010
Amnesia: The Dark Descent will be released worldwide next week and first reviews for the game are already online. IGN gave the game a nice overall score of 8.5/10. Also check the Elder-Geek's video review for the game.
Frictional Games released a video where I talk about Amnesia's music. And yes, as stated in the video, there will be a soundtrack album coming up for the game.
June 9, 2010
The scariest game of the summer? A Release date for Amnesia: The Dark Descent is getting closer and closer as the first previews have come out. Read IGN's preview of the game.
January 8, 2010
Penumbra soundtrack album is finally available. For more info visit the Penumbra OST website!
Tom Jubert released a small free game called ir/rational, which includes a quite an old track from me (made with a tracker!). For downloading the game, visit Tom's website!
December 23, 2009
Due to some delays in delivery, the release of Penumbra soundtrack will have to wait till the beginning of the year 2010. But while awaiting, please enjoy some music clips from the album in addition to a full free track and a note sheet for Penumbra Overture theme (for piano). You can find them at the Penumbra OST website. Merry Christmas and a happy New Year 2010 for everybody!
August 7, 2009
I got signed on a new interesting game developed by Indiego games. More info will be revealed later.
The release of Penumbra soundtrack album will be postponed to Q4! Due to busy times with different projects the soundtrack won't be ready Q3 2009 where its release was first scheduled for.
April 24, 2009
VGM Rush interviewed me lately. Click here to read the interview. They also reviewed the AIKA soundtrack.
The Sound of Fiction today announced the production of Penumbra Soundtrack: Special Edition. The album will include a selection of remastered music tracks from all three games, in addition to previously unreleased material. Series narrative designer, Tom Jubert, returns to provide an exclusive text and further insight into Penumbra's twisted tale. The album will be available Q3 2009.
April 2, 2009
AIKA is now available in iTunes also (USA and Europe only). Currently we are working on a special edition of Penumbra OST. More details will be revealed soon.
Penumbra: Black Plague was awarded "Best Swedish Independent Game" in Swedish Games Industry's yearly award show! Read more about the event at here.
February 20, 2009
Paradox Interactive announced that the Penumbra Collection, the critically acclaimed and innovative horror trilogy, has released in both Europe and North America.
IGN ranked Penumbra: Black Plague number 4 in their list of 13 Scariest Games of This Generation. Penumbra: Black Plague also gained honourable mention in Gamasutra's Best of 2008: Top 5 PC Games list.