February 06, 2016
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Solar Fields returns for Mirror's Edge Catalyst soundtrack

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-02-04 - comments
Solar Fields (Magnus Birgersson) has returned to compose the soundtrack to Electronic Arts' Mirror's Edge Catalyst for PlayStation 4, Windows and Xbox One. A two-minute sample from the music score is available to stream online, via official SoundCloud account for the dystopian parkour title.
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Etter launches Dreii physics-based puzzle game

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-02-03 - comments
Swiss developer Etter Studio has launched physics-based puzzle game Dreii for Windows, Mac and Linux, as well as Wii U and smartphones. The collaborative title, featuring game design by Mario von Rickenbach and sound design by Matthias Wenger, will also arrive on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita consoles on February 8.
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Dissidia character trailers preview arcade soundtrack

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-02-02 - comments
Developer Square Enix has uploaded Dissidia Final Fantasy character trailers to YouTube, previewing the music score for the Koei Tecmo arcade brawler. Energetic rock arrangements by Takeharu Ishimoto, revisiting battle themes by Final Fantasy series composer Nobuo Uematsu, are streaming on SoundCloud.
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iam8bit presses Monument Valley vinyl album

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-01-31 - comments
Game-themed event organizer iam8bit has published a vinyl soundtrack album featuring music from developer Ustwo's impossible architecture puzzle game Monument Valley for iOS and Android platforms. iam8bit plans on pressing a second volume later this year for the Forgotten Shores and Ida’s Dream expansions.
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Grim Fandango Remastered score on iTunes

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-01-30 - comments
Peter McConnell's Grim Fandango Remastered music score is now available to sample online and purchase digitally through iTunes. "With influences and genres including bebop, big band, jazz, swing, and traditional Mexican music," writes the Grim Fandango Network, "the soundtrack is a joy to listen to..."
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Mitsuto Suzuki scores Mobius Final Fantasy

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-01-29 - comments
Square Enix has scheduled the release of the dual compact disc Mobius Final Fantasy soundtrack album for February 26 in Japan. The score to the mobile role-playing game for iOS and Android platforms, featuring scenario writing by Kazushige Nojima, is produced and composed by Final Fantasy X-2 co-composer Mitsuto Suzuki.
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Adventures of Mana soundtrack slated for March release

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-01-28 - comments
Square Enix has scheduled the release of the Adventures of Mana soundtrack album for March 30 in Japan—the remake of a remake, composed by Kenji Ito. The source material, Final Fantasy Adventure, appeared in 1991 for the Game Boy, and was redone from the ground up in 2003 as the Game Boy Advance title Sword of Mana.
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Floex scores Samorost 3 by Amanita Design

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-01-27 - comments
Steam has posted a preview page for Samorost 3, the forthcoming point-and-click adventure game by Machinarium and Botanicula developer Amanita Design. The music score is by Czech musician Tomáš Dvořák (Floex), whose collaborative Samorost 3 pre-remixes album is published through Bandcamp.
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The Orchestral SaGa album release set for March

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-01-26 - comments
Square Enix has scheduled the publication of The Orchestral SaGa album for March 23 in Japan, featuring orchestral arrangements of music from various entries in the SaGa role-playing game series. Ten excerpts from the first of two compact discs are currently streaming on the official soundtrack album website.
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EarthBound vinyl released through Ship to Shore

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-01-25 - comments
Ship to Shore plans on shipping the Mother 2 (EarthBound) vinyl soundtrack album sometime next month from its headquarters in Brooklyn, New York. The release marks the first time the Super Nintendo score by Hirokazu Tanaka and Keiichi Suzuki has been made available on vinyl outside of Japan.
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Fifth House performs Journey Live in February

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-01-24 - comments
Having successfully reached their Kickstarter crowdfunding goal, Chicago's Fifth House Ensemble is scheduled to perform music from Austin Wintory's Journey live on stage in February and April. The tour will kick off on February 20 at the MAGFest Music and Gaming Festival, taking place in National Harbor, Maryland.
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Land's End score by Todd Baker on SoundCloud

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-01-23 - comments
Ustwo Games, the London-based studio behind Monument Valley, has uploaded the soundtrack to Gear VR adventure title Land's End, streaming on SoundCloud. The meditative nine-track album, composed by Todd Baker and implemented with Manesh Mistry, is scheduled for release digitally through Amazon on February 1.
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The Witness audio direction by Wabi Sabi Sound

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-01-22 - comments
Inspired by graphic adventure games like Myst, first-person puzzler The Witness by Braid designer Jonathan Blow and Thekla, Inc. launches January 27 for Windows and PlayStation 4 platforms. Audio direction for the independently developed exploration title is by Andrew Lackey of Wabi Sabi Sound.
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Q&A: Composer Chris Remo from The Cave to Firewatch

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-01-22 - comments
Chris Remo has collaborated with Ron Gilbert on writing The Cave for Double Fine and composed music for The Fullbright Company's Gone Home. We had the chance to hear from the composer as he contributes to development on Campo Santo's Firewatch, due out February 9 on PC and PlayStation 4.
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iam8bit presses The Banner Saga vinyl soundtrack

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-01-21 - comments
Game-themed event organizer iam8bit is pressing a vinyl soundtrack edition of The Banner Saga music score by Journey composer Austin Wintory. Art for the album is by Stoic Studios art director Arnie Jorgenson, featuring music found in the strategy title, performed by The Dallas Winds, conducted by Jerry F. Junkin.