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I Kyd You Not

Last month in our Q&A Ragdolls, Land Mines, and Tentacles, we promised to reveal the composer for Class3.

Today we’re excited to announce we’ve signed BAFTA award-winning composer Jesper Kyd to the project. Jesper is perhaps best known for scoring the Hitman and Assassin’s Creed series, both of which earned him numerous industry awards. Now Jesper’s capturing the Faded Americana style of Class3 in a dark cinematic score mixing live acoustic performances.

Undead Labs Audio Director Kevin Patzelt has been working closely with Jesper over the past few months. Kevin shares his thoughts on the musical goals for Class3, and why Jesper is the ideal composer for the project, in the article Scoring the Apocalypse.

Welcome to our world, Jesper!


  1. Researcher: Will
    Date Recorded: March 9, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    As a lacrosse player, I am obligated to say that the man in the above image has the greatest flow I have ever seen.

  2. Researcher: ChinoXL
    Date Recorded: March 9, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    Awesome – I always loved Panoramic from the book of eli right over here:

    I hope we get something amazing like this, just got done playing mass effect 3 and the big HORN when the aliens are shooting and the mixture of music with it sounded awesome.

    but to be honest my favorite music is from HALO : always gives me chills so iconic

    anyways this excites me because I love good sound tracks

    • Researcher: Josh
      Date Recorded: March 9, 2012 at 4:09 pm

      I love Panoramic.. first time I heard that one, I paused the movie to find out what it was called. That is the test, does it get me to pause the movie… in this case, yes it did.

  3. Researcher: Budwyzer
    Date Recorded: March 9, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    Welcome Jesper! Glad to have such a wonderfully accomplished person working on MY game. :)

  4. Researcher: Josh
    Date Recorded: March 9, 2012 at 4:07 pm

    wow awesome stuff.. City of Rome in Brotherhood had a lasting appeal on me. This has me very excited. Great job everyone at UL. I remember hearing City of Rome for the first time while scaling things, I “kid” you not, I thought ” damn, this just got serious”

  5. Researcher: C410V1370
    Date Recorded: March 10, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    Amazing. This game suddenly got a lot better.


    • Researcher: Matt
      Date Recorded: March 11, 2012 at 3:05 am

      So, excited. Love Aphelion. This makes me very excited. Hope to be able to buy a hard copy of this game.

  6. Researcher: Fideon

    Music is such an important part of a game. But it is sometimes necessary (in certain game parts) to completely shut down the music. Like you’re always with music, it sets the mood and it kinda relaxes you. But when you’re trying to get past a group of zombies without being detected and suddenly the music goes out and the zombie moans go up it just has you shitting your pants.

    • Researcher: Hartman
      Date Recorded: April 6, 2012 at 6:02 pm

      I am very very pleased about this, I am a Huge Fan of the Hitman series. the music was amazing! though in Blood money in the main menu did get tiring after awhile. I was so pi$$ed when I found out he was not doing the music for absolution but this makes up for it unfold… good stuff Good stuff

  7. Researcher: Muro-nator
    Date Recorded: May 9, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    I was wondering, when Class 4 is eventually with us what will happen to the fort that I have spent hours building when I am offline? Will others be able to ransack it while Im in bed?