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Andrew Aversa

Composer for Soulcalibur V, Monkey Island 2, and more!

Andrew Aversa is a software developer, recording artist, and video game designer whose passion for creativity, music, and video games has led to the founding of two successful companies: Impact Soundworks and Impact Gameworks. After graduating from Drexel University in 2009, Andrew began working full-time as a musician under the artist name "zircon", releasing original music independently while also working for soundtracks for games like Soulcalibur V, Crypt of the Necrodancer, Monkey Island 2: Special Edition, Phineas & Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension, along with several live concert projects. Founded in 2008, Andrew's first company Impact Soundworks is now an industry leader in the development of music software with over 150,000 worldwide customers ranging from hobbyists to top Hollywood composers. In 2016, he began creating a video game as a programmer, designer, and composer, expanding this small hobby project into the indie studio Impact Gameworks. The studio's first title Tangledeep has sold over 200,000 copies across 5 languages and multiple platforms.