Steve Rockett

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Steve Rockett
Steve Rockett - 1.jpg
Born May 24, 1964 (Age 54)
Birth Place United Kingdom
Nationality British   UK.svg
Aliases Rockett Music, Rockett Music, Ltd., Steve Collett
Website lowridersound.com

Steve Rockett (who usually goes by his alias Rockett Music and known by his original name Steve Collett) is a British composer that made music mostly for the GameBoy systems. According to Steve, he has been composing and designing audio for games since 1991. He worked for Probe Software. He currently lives in Brighton, UK and works at Lowrider Sound Ltd scoring music and sound for games.

Music Compositions

GEN

The unreleased Mega Drive version of Jelly Boy credits the infamous GEMS which was used by many American developers.

SNES

I designed a custom sound driver with a programmer.

It converted midi files, then allowed you to patch sound banks to match the program changes in the midi files.

I'd prepare the loops in some Amiga sound editing tool (I can't remember the name of) I used to extract loops from the W-30 too.

I remember, every time I'd make even 1 note change, I'd have to rebuild the whole thing, that would take a few minutes each time!!

It really was time consuming, the SNES had 64k RAM, that was for the sound driver, midi files, and level specific instruments and sfx samples, no wonder the sound quality was dodgy sometimes

The titles below have been verified by Steve.

Gameography

Released Title Sample
1992-??-?? Chuck Rock (SNES)
1992-??-?? Rubicon (AMI) Loading Music
1992-??-?? Rubicon (AST)
1993-??-?? Alien³ (SNES) (エイリアン³)
1993-??-?? T2: The Arcade Game (SNES) Sound Driver (Not Credited)
1993-??-?? Wolfchild (SNES)
1993-09-?? Bram Stoker's Dracula (SNES)
1993-11-?? Aladdin (GBC)
1994-??-?? ACME Animation Factory (SNES)
1994-??-?? Body Count (GEN)
1994-??-?? The Incredible Hulk (GEN) Composer
1994-??-?? The Incredible Hulk (SNES)
1994-??-?? Jelly Boy (GB)
1994-??-?? The Pagemaster (SNES)
1994-??-?? Stargate (SNES)
1994-07-?? Beauty and the Beast (SNES)
1994-09-?? Mortal Kombat II (GB)
1994-11-?? The Pagemaster (GB)
1994-12-?? Stargate (GB)
1995-??-?? Stargate (GG)
1995-02-?? FIFA International Soccer (GB)
1995-03-?? Jelly Boy (SNES)
1995-04-?? Stargate (SNES)
1995-6-?? NHL Hockey '95 (GB)
1996-07-?? NHL '96 (GB)
1998-10-31 Asteroids (GBC)
1999-??-?? Street Fighter Alpha (GBC)
1999-??-?? Space Invaders (GBC)
1999-09-?? Asteroids (GBC)
1999-12-01 Asteroids 64 (N64)
2000-??-?? Mary Kate & Ashley: Get a Clue! (GBC)
2000-04-03 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six (GBC)
2000-05-16 Driver (GBC)
2000-07-?? X-Men: Mutant Academy (GBC)
2000-10-30 Cruis'n Exotica (GBC)
2000-11-30 Aladdin (GBC)
2001-??-?? Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe (GBC)
2001-03-30 Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine (GBC)
2001-06-11 Ready 2 Rumble Boxing: Round 2 (GBA)
2001-06-27 Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare (GBC)
2001-11-?? Mary-Kate and Ashley: Crush Course (GBC)
2001-11-19 Mat Hoffman's BMX (GBA)
2001-11-27 Ecks vs. Sever (GBA)
2001-11-28 Lego Racers 2 (GBA)
2002-02-22 Peter Pan: Return to Neverland (GBA)
2002-10-08 Defender of the Crown (GBA)
2002-10-30 Robot Wars: Advanced Destruction (GBA)
2002-12-06 Street Fighter Alpha 3 (GBA)
2003-03-19 MotoGP 3 (XBOX)
2003-05-15 MotoGP 2 (XBOX) N-A
2003-05-23 Speed Kings (XBOX)
2003-05-28 Speed Kings (GC)
2003-05-28 Speed Kings (PS2)
2003-06-25 The Italian Job (PS2) N-A
2003-06-25 The Italian Job (XBOX) N-A
2003-10-31 Hot Wheels: World Race (PS2)
2003-10-31 Hot Wheels: World Race (GC)
2003-11-28 Hot Wheels: World Race (PC)
2004-11-10 Hot Wheels: Stunt Track Challenge (PS2)
2004-11-10 Hot Wheels: Stunt Track Challenge (XBOX)
2004-11-15 Crash 'N' Burn (PS2)
2004-11-16 Hot Wheels: Stunt Track Challenge (PC)
2004-11-16 Hot Wheels: Stunt Track Challenge (PS2)
2005-08-30 MotoGP: Ultimate Raching Tecnology 3 (PC)
2006-02-31 ATV Offroad Fury 4 (PS2) N-A
2006-06-12 MotoGP '06 (X360)
2007-02-13 Ghost Rider (PS2)
2007-08-24 Moto GP '07 (X360)
2007-09-17 Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights (X360) N-A
2007-09-22 Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights (PS3) N-A
2008-09-23 Pure (PS3)
2008-09-23 Pure (X360)
2008-09-25 Pure (PC)
2010-05-20 Split-Second (PC)
2012-05-15 Apptivity Hot Wheels (IOS)
2012-06-28 CSR Racing (IOS)
2012-07-05 Apptivity WWE Rumblers (IOS)
Unreleased Jelly Boy (SMD)
Unreleased Ghost Rider
Unreleased Hot Wheels: World Race (XBOX) N-A

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