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.
“…with thematic elements that would easily be at home in any contemporary superhero film, this is another stellar effort by Jason Graves, whose music continues to impress with each new release.” Read the full review.
“…a cinematic journey through an array of styles and moods.” Square Enix reviews Jason’s techo-spy score for Alpha Protocol. Read the full review.
“It sounds like a cinematic war score has been hybridised with a romantic opera. The effect is simultaneously beautiful yet spine-chilling.” Read the full Square Enix review.
Gamemusic.net has announced Jason as their first “Western Composer of the Month,” including a new exclusive interview with Jason and a review of his award-winning soundtrack to EA’s horror opus, Dead Space.
Jason’s award-winning original score for Dead Space has been highlighted in this month’s issue of Computer Music magazine’s “Game Overture,” calling the score “extraordinary and utterly terrifying.”
“Composer Jason Graves has succeeded in creating a truly original soundtrack for Dead Space. The music is expertly crafted, which should place this album near the top of year-end ‘Best Of’ lists. If you aren’t familiar with Jason Graves, you really should be.”
Rick Damigella goes on to say, “I am not exaggerating when I say that listening to this soundtrack album, and the powerful music within, has actually increased my interest in picking up and playing Dead Space. For those of you who have played it, adding the music from the game to your iPod comes highly recommended.” Read the full article.
iF Magazine says “Fans of nerve-shredding horror music will delight in getting pummeled by the near-continuous shock effects of Jason Graves’ powerfully performed score…” Read the full article.
Music 4 Games has reviewed the original soundtrack for Silent Hunter 4: Wolves of the Pacific. “An orchestral display of beautiful, haunting tension with nobility. I couldn’t imagine wanting to hear anything else while playing. Truly, the score makes me want to see and play more. It’s called balance, appropriateness, technical proficiency, and artistic direction. It’s called a damn good score.” Read the full review.