Norgate developing music at Free Radical Design in 2006.
20 March 1971 |
Chingford, London, United Kingdom
|Associated acts||Robin Beanland
Graeme Norgate (born 20 March 1971) is an English video game music composer who has composed music for a variety of video games developed by Rare. His first project at Rare was writing music for the Game Boy game, Donkey Kong Land. He also contributed to the soundtracks of Blast Corps and GoldenEye 007. Graeme was later an employee of Free Radical Design, the company was eventually bought out by Crytek and renamed to Crytek UK; Norgate retained the position of audio director after the company's buyout.
Originally working at a bank before joining Rare in 1994, Norgate worked on the music of such games as GoldenEye 007 and Blast Corps. A friend of fellow Rare composer Robin Beanland, the two worked on the original soundtrack to Killer Instinct in the 1990s. He also composed music (but was not fully credited) for other Rareware games such as Diddy Kong Racing, Jet Force Gemini, and Perfect Dark.
Norgate played synthesizer and programmed drums for the bands 'FWNT' and 'The Catch' between 1991 and 1992. He also works under the alias of Virez when remixing, he has remixed several songs for bands such as Sigue Sigue Sputnik, Goteki, Code 64, Seize and Illumina.
Video game soundtracks
|Killer Instinct||1994||Arcade, SNES, Game Boy|
|Donkey Kong Land||1995||Game Boy|
|Killer Instinct 2||n/a||SNES (Unreleased)||Worked on the cancelled port.|
|Diddy Kong Racing||1997||N64||Worked on the sound effects.|
|Jet Force Gemini||1999||N64|
|TimeSplitters 2||2002||PS2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube|
|TimeSplitters 2||n/a||GBA (Unreleased)||According to Norgate, the game was "finished, but never released."|
|Second Sight||2004||PS2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, Windows|
|TimeSplitters: Future Perfect||2005||PS2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube|
|Gangsta' Zombies||2010||Soundtrack later reused on Gangsta' Pets|
|Crysis||2011||PS3, Xbox 360|
|Crysis 2||2011||PS3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows|
|Twist Pilot||2012||Ios & Mobile|
|The Snowman and the Snowdog||2012||Ios &Mobile|
|Crysis 3||2013||PS3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows|
- Official website
- Bandcamp page
- Linkedin page
- Graeme Norgate discography at MusicBrainz
- Graeme Norgate at the Internet Movie Database
- Artist profile at OverClocked ReMix
- Timesplitters Music Box
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