Horizon Zero Dawn Named Best Original Score at Jerry Goldsmith Awards

Horizon Zero Dawn has been recognized for its score at the 12th annual Jerry Goldsmith Awards.

on July 8, 2017 12:24 PM

Horizon Zero Dawn has taken home some accolades before including Best Original Game at the Game Critics Awards, but now it is being recognized for its soundtrack. The game took home “Best Original Score” for a video game at the 12th annual Jerry Goldsmith Awards. The awards recognizes the work of composers Joris de Man, The Flight, Niels van der Leest, Jonathan Williams, and Lucas van Tol.

The Jerry Goldsmith Awards honor the work of musicians in film, television, advertising, and of course, video games, who may have not received deserved recognition in the past. Other notable winners include David Garcia for “Song of the Sea” from Rime, as well as the musicians behind Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, and Scott Salinas’ famous documentary The Ivory Game.

The video game category for the Jerry Goldsmith Awards included honorable mentions for Farpoint, orchestrated by Stephen Cox and Danny Mcintire, and The Bunker, from composer Dom Shovelton. Jerry Goldsmith, for whom the awards are named after, was a famed American composer known for his work on films such as Alien, Planet of the Apes, Star Trek, and more.

Horizon Zero Dawn is available now exclusively on the PS4. If you haven’t played it yet, you can check out DualShockers’ review.

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Noah Buttner is a staff writer at Dualshockers. He specializes in textual and visual analysis and is based in New York, where he is pursuing a degree in Journalism from Stony Brook University.