May 01, 2016
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Square Enix schedules Kingdom Hearts concert tour

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-04-30 - comments
Tokyo-based developer Square Enix has announced the Kingdom Hearts Orchestra World Tour, scheduled to take place over the course of a year and including the participation of director Tetsuya Nomura and composer Yoko Shimomura. The first live event happen on August 11 in Tokyo, featuring the Siena Wind Orchestra.
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Everyone's Bravo disc debuts at Final Fantasy tour

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-04-29 - comments
The Siena Wind Orchestra is currently on tour in Japan, performing Final Fantasy series music by composer Nobuo Uematsu. Record label Square Enix Music has pressed a compilation album for sale on tour stops, entitled "Everyone's Bravo" featuring arrangements by Jabberloop, Rio Okano and other artists.
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Severed soundtrack released through Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-04-28 - comments
Toronto-based band Yamantaka // Sonic Titan have released the soundtrack to Guacamelee developer DrinkBox Studios' latest title, featuring instrumentals by Filipino kulintang gong ensemble Pantayo. Severed is action-adventure game with swipe-based touch controls for the PlayStation Vita portable console.
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iam8bit presses Ori and the Blind Forest vinyl

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-04-28 - comments
Game-themed event organizer iam8bit has opened preorders for the Ori and the Blind Forest vinyl soundtrack album, shipping Quarter 3 of 2016. Featuring music by composer Gareth Coker, hand-painted jacket art for the dual 180-gram vinyl release is by Brooklyn-based artist Aya Kakeda.
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Ralfington arranges Bravely Second piano covers

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-04-27 - comments
In collaboration with Dj Cutman, Ralfington previously released arrangement EP "Remix Default" through GameChops. Coinciding with the release of Bravely Second, the New Jersey-based musician has published a set of four music tracks, comprised of solo piano covers of music from the Bravely Default game series.
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Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade album on iTunes

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-04-26 - comments
Square Enix has published the Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade digital soundtrack album through iTunes, featuring music by Takeharu Ishimoto, Keiji Kawamori and Tsuyoshi Sekito. Two crossfade sample movies are now available to view through the developer's YouTube channel.
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Square Enix previews Valkyrie Anatomia score

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-04-25 - comments
Square Enix has uploaded several music tracks from the upcoming smartphone game Valkyrie Anatomia, a prequel to Valkyrie Profile. "Second Attack," "The Immortal of the Labyrinth," and "Behave Irrational Part II" by series composer Motoi Sakuraba are previewed on YouTube.
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Farlands music score previewed on SoundCloud

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-04-24 - comments
Farlands is an outer space exploration game for the Occulus Rift that, along the lines of Animal Crossing, changes every day. Constructed using Epic’s Unreal Engine 4 by the in-house team at Oculus, three music tracks from the VR title by Tomb Raider composer Jason Graves are streaming on the composer's SoundCloud page.
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iam8bit presses Fastfall: Dustforce vinyl album

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-04-23 - comments
Game-themed store and event organier iam8bit has shipped the Fastfall: Dustforce vinyl soundtrack album, featuring music from the independently developed title by Hitbox Team. The music score by Lifeformed (Terence Lee) has been mastered by Telegraph Mastering Studio, with original cover art by Drew Wise.
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Square Enix opens Setsuna soundtrack webpage

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-04-22 - comments
Patterned after melancholic moments of Square's story-driven titles of the 1990s, I Am Setsuna's gameplay harkens back to the active time battles of Chrono Trigger. Tokyo RPG Factory's downloadable title is scheduled for release for PlayStation 4 and Windows through Steam on July 19 in English-langauge regions.
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Data Discs presses Panzer Dragoon vinyl soundtrack

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-04-21 - comments
London-based record label Data Discs will publish composer Yoshitaka Azuma's 1995 score to Panzer Dragoon as a vinyl soundtrack album, scheduled to ship later this year. The arcade-style rail shooter was designed by internal developer Team Andromeda for the Sega Saturn game console.
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Sweeprecord publishes Umihara Kawase Trilogy album

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-04-21 - comments
Tokyo-based record label Sweeprecord has published a two-disc soundtrack album containing music from all three titles in the Umihara Kawase Trilogy platformer series. Recently ported to Windows operating systems for English language regions by Degica, the trilogy is currently 30% off on Steam.
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Bay Area Game Audio talks streaming live at TheMADE

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-04-21 - comments
Today's Bay Area Game Audio talks are now archived and available to view on Twitch, broadcast from The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment (TheMADE) in Oakland, California. Presentations are by Michael Bross on the sound of Oddworld and Ben Gabaldon on Marvel Heroes and team audio.
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Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade album due April 27

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-04-20 - comments
Square Enix will publish the Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade soundtrack album on April 27 in Japan, featuring music by Takeharu Ishimoto, Keiji Kawamori and Tsuyoshi Sekito. The digital album is currently available for purchase through iTunes, with various themes streaming on SoundCloud.
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iam8bit presses The Banner Saga 2 vinyl soundtrack

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-04-19 - comments
Game-themed event organizer iam8bit has opened preorders for The Banner Saga 2 vinyl soundtrack album, featuring music by series composer Austin Wintory. The two-disc item is scheduled to ship in Quarter 3 of 2016, while the digital soundtrack album is now available through Bandcamp.