San Francisco, Calif. – Feb 17, 2011 - OneBigGame ( http://www.onebiggame.com), the non-profit publisher of videogames, today announces its partnership with the Game Music Initiative, which will see a number of famous composers of game music create a set of unique tracks for the soon to be released music collection “OneBigAlbum”.
The OneBigAlbum project will be one of the biggest game musician collaborations in videogames history and will feature music written by composers that worked on titles such as Dead Space 2, Alien Breed, Deus Ex, Command & Conquer: Red Alert, God of War, Brütal Legend, and Fairytale Fights. At release “OneBigAlbum” will feature over a dozen never before heard tracks especially created for this album.
The Game Music Initiative will act as the overseeing and coordinating body for the project, with OneBigGame, Inc. acting as the publisher and distributor of the album. As with all its game projects, OneBigGame, Inc. will donate a minimum of 80% of all net proceeds made from sales of this unique fan-service album to its two charity foundations: The Starlight Children's Foundation and Save the Children.
A release date for the album as well as the full line-up of contributing artists and tracks will be announced soon.
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OneBigGame aims to raise funds to help solve problems afflicting children around the world. The nature of these problems can be diverse, but the kind of projects OneBigGame supports will always revolve around a structural improvement in children’s lives, expanding their opportunities in life. OneBigGame raises funds by publishing games kindly donated pro bono by established names in game development, in conjunction with support from the development community as a whole. OneBigGame always aims to donate a minimum of 80 percent of all donations to its charity partners Save the Children and Starlight Children’s foundation. To learn more about OneBigGame, please visit www.onebiggame.org or www.onebiggame.com
About the Game Music Initiative
The Game Music Initiative is the name of a not-for-profit foundation that was created to promote the art of video game music composing, and the often overlooked brilliant composers that create video game music. It is the Game Music Initiative's sole purpose to increase awareness for Game Music as well as Game Music Composers, through a wide range of independent projects, and events.
About charity partner Save the Children
Save the Children is the world’s largest independent children’s charity and is working hard to ensure children get proper healthcare, food, education and protection. Save the Children fights for children’s rights and delivers immediate and lasting improvement to children’s lives worldwide by demanding justice for the poorest and most vulnerable children.
Save the Children works in 120 countries; saving lives in emergencies, campaigning for children's rights, and improving their futures through long-term development. To learn more about Save the Children, please visit www.savethechildren.org.uk.
About charity partner Starlight Children’s Foundation
For more than 25 years, Starlight Children’s Foundation has been dedicated to helping seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities. Starlight’s programs have been proven to distract children from their pain, help them better understand and manage their illnesses, and connect families facing similar challenges so that no one feels alone. Through a network of chapters and offices, Starlight provides ongoing support to children, parents and siblings in all U.S. states and Canadian provinces with an array of outpatient, hospital-based and Web offerings. Programs are also delivered internationally through affiliates in Australia, Japan and the United Kingdom. To learn more about Starlight Children’s Foundation, please visit www.starlight.org.