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Heavy Rain Composer Normand Corbeil passes away at 56

Tanya Valdez of 8bitfix.com writes: Some sad news has streamed in and hit the video game community. Music has a huge impact on the ears that the medium nestles itself in. Video game music helps tell the story of the game it is composed for. Heavy Rain was known for being a title that danced on the emotion of the player and David Cage, as well as the team from Quantic Dream, executed this so well.

K26sephiroth1189d ago

Its really sad to hear. I loved the music from heavy rain!

redDevil871189d ago (Edited 1189d ago )

Man, this is sad.

Without doubt one of my favourite soundtracks in gaming, even in films. It matched the game perfectly, it added so much to the atmosphere of the game.

R.I.P

Commander_TK1189d ago

Now he can at least rest in peace.

3-4-51189d ago (Edited 1189d ago )

I've never heard it. Never played the game. sucks that now, after he's gone, now is when I want to hear what he has done.

Liquid_Ocelot1189d ago (Edited 1189d ago )

@3-4-5 you can still hear it. Get the masterpiece that Heavy Rain is.

May he rest in peace now...

MikeMyers1188d ago

Sad to see someone pass away at such a young age.

Tr10wn1188d ago

Rest in peace you did an excellent job in heavy rain with out your music it wouldn't work, your music give the game the epicness and saddness feeling the game need it in the exact moment.

R.I.P

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Lord_Sloth1189d ago

Agreed. Music is half of the mood to any scene and Heavy Rain's music was spot on with the emotion of the story. Sad to hear it. He did a great job!

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showtimefolks1189d ago (Edited 1189d ago )

Lord_Sloth

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Blank1189d ago

Yeah the music was what drew you in the many tense moments of the game honestly im at a loss for words after im off work im going to pop in heavy rain and admire this mans work to me the soundtrack of any video game is a major portion of my personal experience when gaming

May Normand Corbeil rest in peace

unchartedxplorer1189d ago

Yeah without his brilliant composing I wouldn't have felt half as scared during the tense moments

Ezz20131189d ago

i'm sad very sad to hear that :(

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yeahokchief1188d ago

That sucks. The music in this game was good.

And they want us to work until we are 70 or 80 now to get our retirement benefits. lol. Maybe that's their plan. Collect money from us for retirements we'll never get.

Abdou231188d ago

Best soundtrack this gen. i have it on my phone and listens to it from time to time.

RIP

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mandf1189d ago

Rest in Peace. Cancer is such a brutal disease. I have lost 4 family members and 2 still ill with it to cancer. So sad.

Jio1189d ago

My best wishes to your family. Cancer is a terrible thing.

Tr10wn1188d ago

Wow i can't believe someone disagree with what you said the inmature peoples of this site make me sick really, best wishes for your family my father died from lung cancer and is indeed a terrible disease.

kenshiro1001188d ago

Cancer took my mother when she was in her forties. It's very sad indeed.

May Normand Corbeil rest in peace.

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PopRocks3591189d ago

What a shame. Fun game, interesting story and of course very good score.