Jake Kaufman

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Jacob Kaufman
Jake Kaufman - 1.jpg
Gender Male
Born 1981-04-03
Birth Place USA
Nationality American   USA.svg
Aliases Virt
Jakob Kaufmann

Jake Kaufman is an American composer and sound designer. His music can be heard from 2000 to this day.

Audio Development

Game Boy Color

Kaufman used Paragon 5 GameBoy Tracker for his Game Boy music.

Game Boy Advance

For his early scores, Kaufman uses custom sound driver by Paragon 5.

For Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper, since he didn't have access to GAX sound engine by Shin'en Multimedia, Martin Schioeler programmed his additional music, using his soundfont, and converted to same engine.

For the rest of his GBA work, he uses Nintendo's MP2K sound driver and Krawall, a GBA sound driver developed by Sebastian Kienzl.

Nintendo DS

Jake initially used Nintendo's Nitro Composer sound engine.

For Barbie and the Three Musketeers, since he didn't have access to DSX sound engine by Shin'en Multimedia, Martin Schioeler programmed his music and converted to same engine.

Gameography

Released Title Sample Notes
2000-04-21 Drymouth (GBC)
2000-09-25 Q*Bert (GBC)
2000-09-25 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: 2nd Edition (GBC)
Arranged Keith Strachan and Matthew Strachan's music
2000-12-08 M&M's Minis Madness (GBC)
2001-06-14 Atlantis: The Lost Empire (GBC)
Arranged Steve Duckworth's music
2001-11-02 Tennis Masters Series (W32)
With Daniel Gardopee
2002-01-02 Karnaaj Rally (GBA)
2002-02-08 David Beckham Soccer (GBC)
2002-02-21 Micro Machines (GBA)
2002-03-29 X-Bladez: Inline Skater (GBA)
2002-03-31 The Scorpion King: Sword of Osiris (GBA)
2002-06-02 Shantae (GBC)
2002-10-07 David Beckham Soccer (GBA)
2002-11-08 Rugrats: I Gotta Go Party (GBA)
Arranged Mark Mothersbaugh's music
2002-11-11 Godzilla: Domination! (GBA)
2002-12-16 Hardcore Pinball (GBA)
Soccer Table Music
2004-09-12 Barbie as The Princess and The Pauper (GBA)
Additional Music. Adapted by Martin Schioeler.
2005-03-04 Legend of Kay (PS2)
2005-08-16 Spy Hunter / Super Sprint (GBA) Adapted Neil Falconer and Hal Canon's music with Chad Seiter
2005-09-06 Rebelstar: Tactical Command (GBA)
2005-09-20 The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree (GBA)
2005-11-07 Candy Land / Chutes & Ladders / Original Memory Game (GBA)
Music Engineering
2005-11-07 The Game of Life / Yahtzee / Payday (GBA) Music Engineering
2005-11-23 Juka and the Monophonic Menace (GBA)
2006-05-29 Lumines Mobile (J2ME) With Arnaud Galand, Mathieu Vachon and Nicola Archambault.
2006-09-28 Uno 52 (GBA)
Music Engineering and Orchestration
2006-09-?? Brain Challenge (J2ME) Lead Sound Designer
2006-10-02 Uno / Skip-Bo (GBA) Music Engineering and Orchestration
2006-10-03 Uno 52 (NDS) Music Engineering and Orchestration
2006-10-09 Dora the Explorer: Dora's World Adventure (GBA)
2006-10-31 Scurge: Hive (GBA)
2006-11-01 Scurge: Hive (NDS)
2006-11-01 Miami Nights: Singles in the City (J2ME)
2006-11-16 Uno / Skip-Bo / Uno Free Fall (NDS) Music Engineering and Orchestration
2006-12-06 Lionel Trains on Track (NDS) Music Engineering and Orchestration
2006-??-?? Ibiza Beach Party (J2ME) With Marc-Leonce Volcy
2006-??-?? The OC (J2ME)
2006-??-?? Platinum Mahjong (J2ME)
2006-??-?? Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood 3D (SYM) With Mathieu Vachon
2007-03-02 Uno Free Fall (GBA) Music Engineering and Orchestration
2007-03-20 TMNT (NDS)
2007-05-30 Surf's Up (GBA)
2007-05-30 Surf's Up (NDS)
2007-06-08 Brothers In Arms DS (NDS) With Mathieu Vachon
2007-09-27 Balls of Fury (NDS) Music Engineering and Programming
2007-11-02 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Dark Motives (NDS)
2007-11-05 Shrek: Ogres & Dronkeys (NDS)
2007-11-09 Petz: Catz 2 (NDS)
2007-11-13 Contra 4 (NDS)
Arranged Kazuki Muraoka, Hidenori Maezawa and Kiyohiro Sada's music
2007-12-04 Cranium Kabookii (WII)
2007-12-17 Elements of Destruction (NDS) With Chad Seiter
2007-??-?? American Popstar: Road to Celebrity (J2ME) With Vincent Labelle
2008-01-15 Miami Nights: Singles in the City (NDS) With Mathieu Vachon and Arnaud Galand
2008-03-07 Winx Club: Mission Enchantix (NDS)
2008-09-01 My Secret World by Imagine (NDS)
2008-11-?? Ben 10: All Out Attack! (J2ME)
2008-??-?? Pokermillion 2009: The Bluff (J2ME)
2009-06-01 Mighty Flip Champs! (NDSI)
2009-06-02 Red Faction: Guerilla (PS3/X360) With Dan Wentz and Raison Varner
2009-09-21 Virtual Villagers: Erschaffe dein Paradies! (NDS)
2009-10-27 Barbie and The Three Musketeers (W32) With Martin Schioeler
2009-11-03 Barbie and The Three Musketeers (NDS) With Martin Schioeler
2009-11-03 Barbie and The Three Musketeers (WII) With Martin Schioeler
2010-07-06 Despicable Me: The Game - Minion Mayhem (NDS)
2010-09-07 Batman: The Brave and the Bold - The Videogame (NDS)
2010-09-07 Batman: The Brave and the Bold - The Videogame (WII)
2010-10-04 Shantae: Risky's Revenge (NDSI)
2011-02-03 DoDonPachi Daifukkatsu Black Label (X360) (怒首領蜂 大復活 ブラックレーベル) (Ketsui Mode)
2011-04-12 SpongeBob SquigglePants (WII)
2011-04-28 Thor: God of Thunder (NDS)
2011-05-09 Mighty Milky Way (NDSI)
2011-05-17 SpongeBob SquigglePants 3D (3DS)
2011-07-12 Mighty Flip Champs! DX (PSP)
2011-09-06 BloodRayne: Betrayal (PS3)
2011-09-07 BloodRayne: Betrayal (X360)
2011-10-25 Centipede: Infestation (WII)
2011-11-01 Centipede: Infestation (3DS)
2011-11-01 Otomedius Excellent DLC BGM Pack (X360) (オトメディウスX(エクセレント))
2011-11-08 Happy Feet Two (3DS)
2011-11-08 Happy Feet Two (NDS)
2011-11-15 Saints Row: The Third (PS3/W64/X360) Additional Audio
2011-12-22 Mighty Switch Force! (3DS)
2012-09-11 Double Dragon: Neon (PS3) Arranged Kazunaka Yamane's music
2012-09-12 Double Dragon: Neon (X360) Arranged Kazunaka Yamane's music
2012-09-18 Hotel Transylvania (NDS)
2012-09-25 Hotel Transylvania (3DS)
2012-10-09 Retro City Rampage (W64) Arranged Opening and Title music from Mega Man II (NES)
2012-10-15 Silent Hill: Book of Memories (PSV)
2012-11-13 Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?! (3DS)
2012-11-18 Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition (WIIU)
2012-11-20 Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?! (NDS)
2013-03-12 Darkstalkers Resurrection (PS3)
2013-03-13 Darkstalkers Resurrection (X360)
2013-06-13 Mighty Switch Force! 2 (3DS)
2013-08-13 DuckTales: Remastered (PS3/WIIU) Arranged Hiroshige Tonomura's music
2013-09-11 DuckTales: Remastered (X360) Arranged Hiroshige Tonomura's music
2013-10-17 Mighty Switch Force! 2 (WIIU)
2013-10-29 Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land (3DS) Arranged James Garland Quintel's music
2013-11-15 Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW! (PS3/X360) With Ian Stocker
2013-11-19 Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW! (3DS/WIIU) With Ian Stocker
2013-12-11 Ultionus: A Tale of Petty Revenge (W64)
2014-02-06 Double Dragon: Neon (W64) Arranged Kazunaka Yamane's music
2014-03-27 Wonder Momo: Typhoon Booster (AND)
2014-04-01 Boot Hill Heroes: Part One (PSV)
2014-05-28 Wonder Momo: Typhoon Booster (MAC)
2014-05-29 Bullet Soul: Infinite Burst (X360) Arranger
2014-06-26 Shovel Knight (3DS/WIIU/W64) With Manami Matsumae
2014-07-15 Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Director's Cut (W64)
2014-10-23 Shantae and the Pirate's Curse (3DS)
2014-10-28 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze (PS3/X360)
2014-10-31 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze (3DS)
2014-10-10 Boot Hill Heroes: Part One (W64)
2014-12-05 Boot Hill Heroes: Part One (X360)
2014-12-25 Shantae and the Pirate's Curse (WIIU)
2015-01-29 Supreme League of Heroes (W64)
2015-02-12 Mighty Switch Force! Hose It Down! (IOS)
2015-04-01 DuckTales: Remastered (AND/IOS) Arranged Hiroshige Tonomura's music
2015-04-23 Crypt of the Necrodancer (W64) Arranger
2015-06-04 Mighty Switch Force! Hose It Down! (W64)
2015-06-04 Adventures of Pip (W64/WIIU)
2015-06-25 Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition (W64)
2015-07-28 Legend of Kay Anniversary (PS3/PS4/WIIU/W64/X360)
2015-08-25 Mighty Switch Force! Academy (W64)
2016-01-21 Pulsar Arena (OG)
2016-06-03 Cat Girl Without Salad: Amuse-Bouche (W64)
2017-04-31 Vanguard V (W64)
2016-12-05 Pulsar Arena (W64)
2016-12-20 Shantae: Half-Genie Hero (W64/PS4/PSV/WIIU)
2018-04-27 Shantae: Half-Genie Hero - Ultimate Edition (PS4/SW)
2018-05-08 Shantae: Half-Genie Hero - Ultimate Edition (W64)
2018-06-03 Red Faction: Guerrilla - Re-Mars-tered (PS4/W64) Original Music with Dan Wentz and Raison Varner
2018-11-29 Ketsui Deathtiny: Kizuna Jigoku Tachi - Virt Arrange (PS4) Arranger
2019-07-25 Mighty Switch Force! Collection (PS4/SW/W32)
2020-02-20 Vitamin Connection (SW) With Tommy Pedrini, Julian Sanchez and Chiyoko Yamasoto
2020-10-22 Ray's the Dead (W32) With Dale North, Luke Rowell, Jeff Jelen, Kirk Syrek, Andy Gillion, Satori In Bed, Beat Plastic and A Space Love Adventure
2021-09-09 BloodRayne Betrayal: Fresh Bites (PS4/PS5/SW/W32) Original Music
2021-12-13 Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon (PS4/SW/W32)
2022-09-23 Shovel Knight Dig (IOS/SW/W32)
Upcoming Mina the Hollower (W32) With Yuzo Koshiro
Unreleased Shantae Advance: Risky Revolution (GBA)
Reused music from Godzilla: Domination! (GBA) (demo version only)
Unreleased Tennis Masters Series (PS2) With Daniel Gardopee

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