Mark Ganus

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Mark Ganus
Mark Ganus - 1.jpg
Born 19??
Birth Place Salt Lake City, Utah
Nationality American   USA.svg

Mark Ganus is an American composer known for his outstanding work on the Call of Duty games. In November 1989, he worked at Houston Community College as a Substitute Audio Instructor. In August 1989, he worked for NASA as an Audio Technician until May 1991. In November 1991, Mark started working for Sculptured Software and scored the music to a large amount of their video games. He usually worked with Paul Webb and/or Kingsley Thurber. He stayed with the company when it was bought by Acclaim and renamed to Acclaim Studios Salt Lake City until February 2003. Ever since July of 2004, Ganus has been working at Infinity Ward as a composer and sound designer for their Call of Duty titles.


Released Title Sample Notes
1992-06-19 NCAA Basketball (SNES) (スーパーダンクショット) With Kingsley Thurber and Paul Webb.
1992-07-?? Clue (SNES) Composer?
1992-09-?? Roger Clemens' MVP Baseball (SNES) (MVPベースボール)
With Kingsley Thurber.
1992-09-?? The Simpsons: Bart's Nightmare (SNES) (バートの不思議な夢の大冒険) With Kingsley Thurber.
1992-09-12 Roger Clemens' MVP Baseball (GEN) With Kingsley Thurber and Dean Morrell.
1992-11-?? Captain Novolin (SNES) With Kingsley Thurber.
1992-11-?? Super Star Wars (SNES) (スーパー・スター・ウォーズ) Additional Music and Sound-Effects
1992-12-25 Tecmo Super NBA Basketball (SNES) (テクモNBAバスケットボール) With George Sanger and Paul Webb.
1993-09-?? Boxing Legends of the Ring (SNES) (ファイナル ノックアウト) With Dean Morrell.
1993-11-?? NHL Stanley Cup (SNES) (Super Hockey) With Paul Webb.
1994-05-?? Rex Ronan: Experimental Surgeon (SNES) With Kingsley Thurber.
1994-09-?? Mortal Kombat II (SNES) (モータルコンバット究極神拳) Arranged Dan Forden's score.
1994-09-?? The Simpsons: Virtual Bart (SNES) (バーチャル バート) With Kingsley Thurber, Eric Nunamaker and James Hebdon.
1994-11-?? The Ren & Stimpy Show: Time Warp (SNES) Sound Design with Kingsley Thurber and Paul Webb.
1994-11-?? WWF Raw (SNES) With Dean Morrell, Kingsley Thurber and Scott Freeman.
1994-??-?? The Punisher (GEN) Composer?
1995-02-?? Looney Tunes B-Ball (SNES) With Paul Webb, James Hebdon, Kingsley Thurber and Roy Wilkins.
1995-10-?? Mortal Kombat 3 (SNES) With Roy Wilkins.
1995-11-?? Dirt Trax FX (SNES) With Kingsley Thurber, Victor Crews and James Hebdon.
1995-12-?? Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure (SNES) Sound effects only.
1996-??-?? Mortal Kombat 3 (W32)
2005-10-25 Call of Duty 2 (W32)
2007-11-05 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (W32)
2007-11-05 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (PS3)
2007-11-05 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (X360)
2009-11-10 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (PS3)
2009-11-10 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (X360)

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