Composers Lorne Balfe and Hans Zimmer Discuss Making Beyond: Two Souls' Musical Score

August 23, 2013

One of the more memorable and unique aspects of David Cage’s games (next to the stories) is the quality of their scores. Both 2005’s Indigo Prophecy and 2010’s Heavy Rain both had some amazing scores.

Following the passing of Normand Corbeil (composer of Heavy Rain and original composer on Beyond: Two Souls), collaborators Lorne Balfe (Assassin’s Creed III) and Hans Zimmer (The Dark Knight trilogy, Inception) stepped in to complete his unfinished work. In this video about Beyond: Two Souls‘ score, the two discuss the anatomy of a film/gaming score and how it evolves as the story and production of the project evolves. They also talk about their work with David Cage, and their experiences with video game themes.


Beyond: Two Souls is being developed by Quantic Dream and will be published by Sony for the PlayStation 3 on October 8th, 2013.

David Rodriguez

David has been a gamer since childhood and enjoys games that are able to deliver fun and intricate gameplay alongside compelling and emotional narratives. He's also a huge fan of film, television, comic books, and literature. David has his B.A. in English Language Arts from CUNY John Jay College.

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