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Kingdom Hearts composer Yoko Shimomura receives Lifetime Achievement award from DICE
“I personally am very stunned,” stated Shimomura on Twitter (via a translation offered by the platform). “I’m very honored.” She additionally talked about that is “potential due to [our] assist.”
Who’s Kingdom Hearts composer Yoko Shimomura?
Yoko Shimomura is a recreation composer recognized for her a long time of labor within the business. She’s behind the scores of Avenue Fighter 2, the Kingdom Hearts collection, Tremendous Mario RPG (with a re-orchestrated soundtrack for the remake), Remaining Fantasy XV, and the Parasite Eve franchise. Her vivid and illustrious music has now been acknowledged by her friends within the business.
“Dearly Beloved,” the principle menu theme from Kingdom Hearts, is arguably her most notable tune. What impresses many is that every recreation has its personal tackle the unique piano-led monitor. For instance, there’s a swing model of the monitor within the rhythm recreation Melody of Reminiscence.
“I used to be taking part in the start of the sport, set within the Future Islands, and I used to be struck by numerous imagery concerning the sea,” stated Yoko Shimomura to Sq. Enix. “Dearly Beloved simply got here to my thoughts at some point, whereas I used to be occupied with that – picturing the ocean and the waves.”
Streamed via IGN, the D.I.C.E. Awards can be hosted by Kinda Humorous’s Greg Miller and IGN’s Stella Chung. The finalists for Sport of the 12 months embrace Alan Wake 2, Baldur’s Gate 3, Cocoon, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.