Kevin Bateson

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Kevin Bateson
Born Unknown
Birth Place United Kingdom
Nationality English   UK.svg
Aliases Kevin B, Kev B, Enigma Variations

Kevin Bateson is an English composer who composed music and sound for Dark Technologies. Because he only received few music credits, little is known about him.

It has been said by an anonymous developer that Bateson was reclusive and may not be active online as a result.

Music Development


Kevin Bateson used a sound driver created by David Whittaker, in which the music was written in assembly language.

For the NES, his only game was The Lion King. For the Game Boy, he scored Alien Olympics 2044 AD, The Flinstones, and The Lion King. Alien Olympics 2044 AD is the only game to credit Kevin by his full name.


The beta of Porky Pig's Haunted Holiday (SNES), originally used David Whittaker's driver, but when the game, along with other Sunsoft properties were sold to Acclaim, they ended up using the SLICK/Audio driver.


Released Title Sample Notes
1994-09-?? Alien Olympics 2044 AD (GB)
1994-12-?? The Flinstones (GB)
1994-12-08 The Lion King (GB) Arranged film score.
1995-05-25 The Lion King (NES)
Arranged film score.
1995-??-?? Porky Pig's Haunted Holiday (SNES) All music.


In the NES and Game Boy versions of The Lion King, he is credited as Kevin B, and in Porky Pig's Haunted Holiday, he is credited as Kev B. It is most likely Kevin himself requested not to have his full name revealed. In The Flintstones, he is credited as Enigma Variations because the sound was outsourced to them.