The second trailer for ‘After Earth’, the upcoming sci-fi film starring Will Smith, features the ‘Main Menu’ theme from McCann’s ‘Deus Ex: Human Revolution’ soundtrack!
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As part of the compilation “Greatest Video Game Music Vol. 2”, the London Philharmonic Orchestra has performed McCann’s main theme ‘Icarus’, from the Deus Ex: Human Revolution soundtrack. The compilation is available from iTunes, Amazon and other online retailers.
XCOM: Enemy Unknown has taken ‘Game of the Year’ awards from Kotaku, Giant Bomb, Game Trailers, GameSpy, and listed as one of the best games of the year by Game Informer! McCann was lead composer on the game, composing the main / menu themes, combat themes, cinematics, and the ‘HQ’ ambient cues.
Michael McCann was one of the lead composers behind 2K / Firaxis’s turn-based strategy game “Xcom: Enemy Unknown”. McCann composed 1/2 hour of music for the game including the Main Theme, combat / menu themes, cinematics and some ambient cues. The game has gone on to win ‘Game of Year’ awards from Kotaku, Giant Bomb, Gamespy and Game Trailers, and was also considered one of the best games of the year by Game Informer Magazine. The title is available on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC worldwide.