The composer also composed the predecessor ‘Ori and the Blind Forest’.
Composer Gareth Coker has won the Ivor Novello Award for his score for the Metroidvania platformer Ori and the Will of the Wisps.
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Held last night (21 September), the 2021 Ivor Novello Awards celebrated Britain’s best songwriters and musicians, counting Harry Styles, Lian La Havas and Dave as its winners.
Ori and the Will of the Wisps The winner of the Best Original Video Game Score category was in competition with the ghost of tsushima And Little OrpheusThe shortlist, quite small as compared to other categories.
Ivar Winner for Best Original Video Game Score
— The Ivors Academy (@IvorsAcademy) September 21, 2021
Sharing a photo of his award, the statue represents Euterpe, a Greek collection of music and lyric poetry, Koker tweeted, “Can’t believe it, especially being British. It’s a real honor to be given this award for @orithegame from a jury of other musicians and songwriters.”
Coker also scored Ori and the Blind Forest, prior to 2014 Ori and the Will of the Wisps. Both are among the most critically acclaimed games for the Xbox, having also been ported to the Nintendo Switch.
His next projects include the survival game Ark II While he is one of the musicians working hello infinity, where in an Granthshala interview he said, “Fans will be very interested to see how we use and expand on previous material.”
there is a lot of hope hello infinity, which has been confirmed to release on December 8. The first-person shooter will get two back-to-back multiplayer test weekends, with the first test running from 23-26 September, and the second running from 30 September to 3 October, testing 4v4 arena matches and big team battles respectively.
For those who haven’t managed to sign up for the trials on time, there is always the option to play aura-themed solitaire And Mahjong Instead.