Category Archives: Awards

Best Video Game Soundtracks of 2011

MPR’s Emily Reese has named Jason’s score to Dead Space 2 one of the Best Video Game Soundtracks of 2011. “Jason managed to write music for a game that doesn’t remotely sound like it came from one. Dead Space 2 is hauntingly beautiful.” Read the complete review.

Square Enix Music Annual Game Music Awards

Jason has received four nominations from Square Enix’s Annual Game Music Awards 2011 – “Best Score” nominations for Dead Space 2 and Heroes VI plus “Outstanding Contribution by Composer” and “Outstanding Contribution by Ensemble” for Lacrimosa from Dead Space 2.

2010 Annual Game Music Awards

Square Enix Music has announced Alpha Protocol as the winner of Best Instrumental Main Theme, on which Jason exclusively collaborated with techno artist BT. “This unprecedented electro-orchestral collaboration from BT and Jason Graves provided an immersive and edgy accompaniment to game’s ever-developing espionage while giving plenty of cool hooks and breaks for listeners to latch on to.”

7th Annual G.A.N.G. Awards

Dead Space took home the coveted “Audio of the Year” and “Sound Design of the Year” awards at the 7th Annual Game Audio Network Guild Awards. This year’s awards mark seventeen G.A.N.G. nominations and four wins for Jason’s music over his seven year career in games.

Dead Space Awarded Best Audio at 2009 Game Developer’s Choice Awards

Transcending consumer fads, the Game Developers Choice Awards feature games and developers that are truly worthy of recognition. The recipients are chosen by those who know games best – their creators. Dead Space was honored with the all-inclusive “Best Audio” award.

Dead Space Sweeps BAFTA Awards for Sound

Film composer David Arnold presented Jason the British Academy Award for “Original Score” for his music to Dead Space at the annual BAFTA Awards in London. Jason’s music was honored with a second BAFTA for “Use of Audio” (sound effects/dialog/original score), which he accepted on behalf of the entire audio team at EA Redwood Shores.