Hip hop artist Random, aka Mega Ran, has uploaded a vocal track from his upcoming EP, titled Tour: Date With A Dream. "Awakening" samples the track of the same name from Game Boy Advance title Mega Man Zero 2, composed by Ippo Yamada and arranged by Derrick Canton.
Game designer Jordan Mechner has announced adventure game The Last Express is being ported to iOS devices by French publisher DotEmu. An American doctor departing from Paris experiences the final journey of the Orient Express, days before the start of World War I. Music for the game is composed by Elia Cmiral.
Vancouver-based musician Scott McFadyen has released the soundtrack to Waveform, developed by Eden Industries. Navigate the hazards of the solar system while riding a wave of light in this innovative arcade-action game, released on Steam. The thirteen-track album can be heard in full on Bandcamp.
Composer Phil McCammon has uploaded seven music tracks to SoundCloud, previewing the interactive soundtrack to fantasy racer Krautscape. The musician performed live renditions of music from the game at GDC during the Swiss Game Arcade 2012 event, together with IGF nominee Mario von Rickenbach.
The award for best original music presented at BAFTA's 2012 British Academy Video Games Awards has gone to L.A. Noire. The original score was composed by Andrew Hale, with additional cues contributed by Red Dead Redemption co-composer Woody Jackson.
Final Fantasy XIII-2 co-composer Mitsuto Suzuki has uploaded rehearsal photos from the Fantasy Rock Fes 2012 concert taking place later today at Club Citta in Japan. Masashi Hamauzu and vocalist Mina will be performing music from Final Fantasy XIII and their IMERUAT studio album Black Ocean.
The 19-track album ROCK Deluxe Edition by Sexy-Synthesizer is now available to stream in full and purchase on Bandcamp. Music is by Takeshi Nagai, whose arrangements can be heard on Love SQ, SQ Chips and the Touch My Katamari soundtrack.
Supergiant Games has uploaded the official sheet music for piano and guitar for four songs from the soundtrack to Bastion, available for free download. Play composer Darren Korb's "Build That Wall," "Mother, I'm Here," "Setting Sail, Coming Home" and "The Pantheon" on your musical instrument of choice.
8bitpeoples has released Game Boy music album Safafa by Jellica for free download. With Safafa, the artist has set his sights high: nothing less than an epic counter-factual voyage to the stars, wherein space was conquered in the '80s by an Amiga-fixated generation of British kids.
Audio director Jordan Hemenway and composer M.J. Quigley have posted the soundtrack to Nitronic Rush for free download. The 23-track album for the survival driving game developed by students at DigiPen has been fully remastered for the release.
The official website for Kid Icarus: Uprising has been updated with streaming music tracks. Designer Masashiro Sakurai has invited composers Yuzo Koshiro, Motoi Sakurai, Yasunori Mitsuda, Noriyuki Iwadare and Masafumi Takada, heard on Super Smash Bros. Brawl, to contribute to the Nintendo 3DS action game.
Game arrangement community OverClocked ReMix has released Mega Man X remix compilation Maverick Rising. The website's 33rd album features 62 tracks by 49 artists, including music from nearly every title in the Capcom game series.
Chiptune and demoscene musician Syphus has released the soundtrack to multi-directional shooter Pineapple Smash Crew for PC, developed by Rich Edwards. The musician's studio albums include the Amiga music compilation pro.tect, released through Bandcamp.
Atari chip musician Stu has uploaded his track from the Chip In: Japan! fundraiser compilation to SoundCloud. "Toxic Seed" is a reflection on humankind's ability to damage our biggest treasure: planet earth. The track was composed shortly after the Tohoku earthquake and tsunamis.
Tiger Style has released the soundtrack to Waking Mars, a finalist in the 2012 Independent Games Festival in the category of excellence in audio. The 32-track album is available to purchase in your file format of choice through Bandcamp. Music is by Ethan Frederick Greene, Jef Drawbaugh, Scott Barber and other artists.