Graeme Norgate

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Graeme Norgate
Graeme Norgate - 1.jpg
Born 1971-03-20 (Age 42)
Birth Place Chingford, London, UK
Nationality British   UK.svg
Aliases G. Norgate

Graeme Norgate is a British composer and sound designer. Even when he was a kid, Graeme knew that he wanted to work on computers and music for a living. When he started playing Commodore 64 games, he knew that he wanted to compose game music. Graeme wasn't too good with the BASIC on the C64, but when the Amiga came out with MOD Tracker, he started composing music on that. He joined Rare in April 1994, starting his work as a video game musician. His first game was Killer Instinct for arcade, in which he also did the home console conversions. He then left in February 1999 and founded Free Radical Design along with a few other game developers. Ever since February 2009, he has been working for Crytek, known for their Crysis games.

Music Composition


Graeme wrote the music in hexadecimal in a text editor, which was then assembled. It was a very tedious process. The sound driver may have been written by either Chris Stamper or Mark Betteridge.


Released Title Sample
Unreleased Killer Instinct 2 (SNES)
Unreleased TimeSplitters 2 (GBA)
1994-??-?? Killer Instinct (ARC)
1995-06-?? Donkey Kong Land (GB) (スーパードンキーコングGB)
1995-08-?? Killer Instinct (SNES)
1995-11-?? Killer Instinct (GB)
1997-??-?? Goldeneye 007 (N64) (ゴールデンアイ007)
1997-02-28 Blast Corps (N64) (ブラストドーザー)
1997-11-14 Diddy Kong Racing (N64) (ディディーコング レーシング) Sound Effects
1999-09-30 Jet Force Gemini (N64) (スターツインズ)
2000-??-?? Perfect Dark (N64) (パーフェクトダーク)
2000-10-23 TimeSplitters (PS2)
2002-??-?? TimeSplitters 2 (PS2) (タイムスプリッター 〜時空の侵略者〜)
2002-10-16 TimeSplitters 2 (GC)
2002-10-17 TimeSplitters 2 (XBOX)
2004-08-27 Second Sight (PS2)
2004-09-03 Second Sight (GC)
2004-09-03 Second Sight (XBOX)
2005-02-04 Second Sight (PS2)
2005-03-21 TimeSplitters: Future Perfect (GC)
2005-03-21 TimeSplitters: Future Perfect (PS2)
2005-03-21 TimeSplitters: Future Perfect (XBOX)
2008-05-20 Haze (PS3) (ヘイズ) Lead Audio
2010-??-?? Gangsta' Zombies (WEB)
2011-03-22 Crysis 2 (PS3) Audio Director
2011-03-22 Crysis 2 (W64) Audio Director
2012-03-31 AXRIA Retro World (W64) Donkey Kong Land Music
2012-10-18 Twist Pilot (IOS)
2012-12-09 The Snowman and the Snowdog (IOS)