LOS ANGELES, CA – The Audio Hive (http://theaudiohive.com/), founded by multi award-winning composer Cris Velasco (Bloodborne, Overwatch, Mass Effect 3), photo right, and CEO / composer Jose Varon, photo left, is a new globally focused full-service audio production company specializing in music, sound design, voice over and implementation for video games. With a combined experience of over 300 game titles (including Borderlands, Red Dead Redemption 2, The Witcher 3, Horizon Zero Dawn, Overwatch, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Mass Effect 3 and God of War), The Audio Hive has been established to provide innovative sounds for the growing needs of current and next-gen gaming projects.
Joining its roster of composers, The Audio Hive has enlisted The A-list game audio veterans sound designer & audio director Rodney Gates (Guerrilla Games, Sony Online Entertainment, High Moon Studios) and voice director & casting director Rob King (Shadow of the Tomb Raider, The Witcher 3, Devil May Cry). Other key staff include business development manager Koyo Sonae who has been instrumental in managing talent for AAA video game projects such as Red Dead Redemption 2, Devil May Cry 5 and Resident Evil 7.
“Our team achieves unique results by understanding our clients’ visions and adding our expertise, fresh approach and cutting-edge tactics to the final project,” says The Audio Hive’s CEO Jose Varon. “To us, being creative, transparent and interdependable is the only way we know how to do business.”
The Audio Hive’s first announced project includes sound design for Remnant : From The Ashes, Gunfire Games’ upcoming third-person survival action shooter set in a post-apocalyptic world.