Quantcast
Composer Jason Hayes joins audio team at Valve - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Composer Jason Hayes joins audio team at Valve


5:30 PM on 08.23.2011
Composer Jason Hayes joins audio team at Valve photo



While Jason Hayes is best known for composing many of the key themes for the original World of Warcraft, his fans haven’t heard much from him over the past several years.  The reason?  He was most recently locked away at Carbine Studios working on a previously unannounced MMO title which I can only guess is WildStar.  In the competitive field of game audio where recent high-profile game credits on your resume can be the difference between getting the next job and not, the long half-decade development cycles of MMOs can have undesirable effects on your career, which may explain Hayes’s recent jump to Valve.

Jason Hayes’s work at Valve can already be heard in the Dota 2 trailer from Gamescon.  You can hear his signature epic orchestral style throughout the trailer which he co-composed with Tim Larkin.  Be prepared to hear more of his music in Dota 2 and other Valve projects in the future.

Are you a fan of Jason Hayes’s past work, and do you think he’ll make a positive addition to Valve titles moving forward?






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Dota 2

3:15 PM on 08.07.2014
Valve releases Dota 2 mod tools and possibly Source 2 (or parts of it)

Valve has released an alpha build of its Dota 2 Workshop Tools which will enable folks to create, share, and play custom maps and game modes for Dota 2. That's going to be huge and if you played custom games in Warcraft III, ...more



5:45 PM on 07.28.2014
ESPN 'delighted' with Dota performance, expanding eSports coverage

ESPN 2 has aired competitive hot dog eating, log cutting, and a lot of boring poker. Still, it surprised me that ESPN 2 aired a brief bit on Dota 2's The International, and that the online-based ESPN 3 aired the entire compet...more



12:00 PM on 07.21.2014
This is it: Watch Dota 2's The International grand finals live

[Update: It's over! Newbee has been named champion of The International 4 and will take home $5,028,308 in prize money. For reaching second place, ViCi Gaming will bring home a still-impressive $1,475,699. Watch the final mat...more



View all Dota 2






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more