POSTAL Publisher Honors Tommy Tallarico
January 7, 2008
POSTAL Publisher Honors Tommy Tallarico as, "Running With Scissors Person of the Year"
"Video Games Live" Maestro First to Receive Award
As a climax to its year-long celebration of the company’s 10th Anniversary, POSTAL creators Running With Scissors (RWS) announced that celebrated video game music composer Tommy Tallarico would be the first recipient of its Person of the Year Award.
“This is an acknowledgment on our part,” explained RWS CEO Vince Desi, “of someone who has been both a dynamic force within the video game industry and a good friend to Running With Scissors. Tommy Tallarico has achieved what so few artists have in any field by successfully crossing over two giant industries, blending games and music; truly an amazing feat. He has brought a unique recognition to our industry and his musical talent and relentless effort have made a difference for all of us."
"It's an honor to be recognized for bringing recognition to the industry that I love so much,” Tommy responded. “As the industry starts to take itself more seriously I hope it never loses sight of what we're all about.... fun. I've seen a lot of industry progress over my career and still think there is a lot more to go. I'm looking forward to what the future holds and I'm humbled and grateful to receive this acknowledgment."
The award was announced at this year’s POSTAL X-Mas Party, an event staged every year in RWS’ hometown of Tucson, Arizona that brings RWS together with its fans, MOD masters and long-time members of the POSTAL family."