Robert Ridihalgh

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Robert Ridihalgh
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Born Unknown
Birth Place Unknown
Nationality American   USA.svg
Aliases Rob Ridihalgh

Robert Ridihalgh is an American composer who is known for his work in the Need for Speed series. He attended the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Later, he started off his music career working for Manley & Associates. He stayed with the company when they were acquired by Electronic Arts and renamed to Electronic Arts Seattle. Rob has scored the music and sound to over a hundred games, many of which was done with his audio group OMNI Audio. He currently runs KineMotion Health.

Audio Development

SNES

Rob used the BMus sound system by Sculptured Software.

Gameography

Released Title Sample Notes
1992-??-?? Paperboy 2 (GG)
1993-??-?? Dinopark Tycoon (DOS)
1993-??-?? Super Conflict: The Mideast (SNES)
1993-10-?? The Wizard of Oz (SNES)
1994-??-?? Dinopark Tycoon (3DO)
1994-??-?? King Arthur & The Knights of Justice (SNES)
1994-??-?? Wolf (DOS)
1994-09-?? Wild Snake (SNES)
1995-??-?? Dinopark Tycoon (MAC)
1995-11-26 Lion (DOS)
1996-??-?? The Need For Speed (SAT) (オーバードライビンGT-R) Audio Engineer
1996-??-?? The Need for Speed SE (DOS) Sound
1997-03-31 Need for Speed II (PS1) (オーバードライビンⅡ) Various roles.
1997-04-30 Need for Speed II (W16) Various roles.
1997-??-?? Need for Speed II: SE (W16) Various roles.
1998-04-?? Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit (PS1) (オーバードライビンⅢ) Sound Effects with various others.
1998-10-12 Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit (W16) Lead Audio
1999-06-01 Need for Speed: High Stakes (W16) Various roles.
2002-10-02 Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 (PS2) With John Jacyna, Martin Wasiel, Alistair Hirst, Omar Al-Khafaji, and Matt Ragan.
2002-10-21 Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 (W32) With Alistair Hirst and Matt Ragan.
2003-11-18 NHL Rivals 2004 (XBOX) With Matt Ragan.
2005-04-26 Guild Wars (W32) With various others.
2006-05-09 Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends (W32) With various others.
2006-11-16 Sonic Rivals (PSP) Sound Effects Design with various others.
2008-08-19 Deadliest Catch: Alaskan Storm (W32) With various others.
200902-24 Tom Clancy's EndWar (W32) Sound Effects with various others.
2009-09-29 Tornado Outbreak (PS3) Racket, Rattle, Clatter and General Pandemonium with various others.
2010-01-19 Dark Void (PS3) With Chase Combs, Matt Ragan, Daylon Walden, Alistair Hirst, and Andrew Sorkin.
2010-01-19 Dark Void (W64) With Chase Combs, Matt Ragan, Daylon Walden, Alistair Hirst, and Andrew Sorkin.
2010-07-06 Crackdown 2 (X360) (Riot Act 2) Audio Programmer
2010-10-25 Shank (W64) With Alistair Hirst, Chase Combs, Daylon Walden, and Matt Ragan.
2011-10-11 Forza Motorsport 4 (X360) Audio Software Engineer
2012-03-03 Kinect Star Wars (X360) (Kinectスター・ウォーズ) Software Engineer - Audio
2012-11-06 Halo 4 (X360) (ヘイロー4) With various others.
2013-11-22 Crimson Dragon (XONE) Technical Audio Director
2013-11-22 Forza Motorsport 5 (XONE) Technical Audio Director
2013-11-22 Xbox Fitness (XONE) Technical Audio Director
2014-10-28 Sunset Overdrive (XONE) Technical Audio Director
2016-09-06 Forza Motorsport 6: Apex (W64) Audio Special Thanks
2017-09-29 Forza Motorsport 7 (XONE) Senior Technical Audio Specialist
2018-11-16 Sunset Overdrive (W64) Technical Audio Director
2019-02-15 Crackdown 3 (XONE) (Riot Act)

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