Video game composers will talk soundtracks for horror and sci-fi at New York Comic Con

New York Comic Con will host a panel featuring several video game composers known for their work on science fiction and horror titles, including "Mass Effect 3" composer Cris Velasco and "Dead Space"'s Jason Graves.

New York Comic Con will host a panel featuring several video game composers known for their work on science fiction and horror titles, including the artists behind Mass Effect 3 and Dead Space, event organizers announced today.

The panel will discuss writing and producing music for video games, with special emphasis on the horror and sci-fi genres, and will feature Sumthing Else Music Works founder Nile Rogers (Halo 2, Halo 3), as well as Sascha Dikiciyan (Quake, Borderlands), Jason Graves (Dead Space series, Prey 2), Sam Hulick (Mass Effect series), Kevin Riepl (Aliens: Colonial Marines, Gears of War series), Tom Salta (Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, From Dust), and Cris Velasco (Mass Effect 3, Jericho).

The "Maestros of Horror and Sci-Fi Music" panel will take place on Friday, October 12th from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m at the Javits Convention Center, and will be immediately followed by a meet-and-greet autograph session at the Sumthing Else Music Works booth.

New York Comic Con will take place October 11th through 14th. Polygon will be on-site providing coverage of the show.

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