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Kenji Ito producing Echoes of Mana concert

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-10-28 - comments
Sword of Mana composer Kenji Ito is serving as producer on Tokyo's Echoes of Mana concert, organized by his Gentle Echo studio in collaboration with Harmonics International. Scheduled for January 30, the event will feature music from Square Enix's Mana role-playing game series, celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2016.
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Mushihimesama music excerpts on Basiscape site

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-10-27 - comments
Insect-themed Cave shooter Mushihimesama is due out November 5 for Windows through Steam and is currently free for Halloween under the title Bug Princess for iPhone and iPad devices. Soundtrack album excerpts are streaming on the Tokyo-based Basiscape studio site, composed by Manabu Namiki and Masaharu Iwata.
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Kohei Tanaka scores Gravity Rush 2 for PS4

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-10-26 - comments
Sony has confirmed PlayStation 4 exclusive Gravity Rush 2 is currently in the process of being localized for release in English language regions, with creative direction by Keiichiro Toyama of the Siren series. Music for the action-adventure game and Gravity Rush Remastered (due out in February) is by Kohei Tanaka.
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Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir soundtrack slated for January

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-10-24 - comments
Publisher Enterbrain has slated the release of the two-disc Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir soundtrack album for January 14 in Japan. Featuring music by Muramasa Rebirth's Hitoshi Sakimoto and Basiscape staff members, Vanillaware's HD remake for PlayStation 3, PS 4 and PS Vita will debut in English-language regions in 2016.
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Muramasa Rebirth DLC music compilation announced

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-10-23 - comments
Just in time for Halloween, Tokyo-based Basiscape studio has announced the horror-themed Muramasa Genroku Kaikitan soundtrack, inspired by the phantasmagoric ukiyo culture of the late 17th century. The two-disc album featuring music from the PlayStation Vita title's downloadable contents is due out next month in Japan.
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Ridge Racer Forever covers arranged by RobKTA

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-10-22 - comments
Ridge Racer Forever by Italian house producer RobKTA is the latest EP publication by game-inspired netalbel GameChops, featuring music from Namco Bandai's Ridge Racer game series. Arrangements of background tracks composed by Nobuyoshi Sano, Hiroshi Okubo and Ayako Saso are streaming on Bandcamp and SoundCloud.
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Wayô Records localizes Legend of Legacy soundtrack

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-10-21 - comments
Paris-based music publisher and event organizer Wayô Records has localized the two-disc The Legend of Legacy soundtrack album by Final Fantasy XIII composer Masashi Hamauzu. Thirteen excerpts of music from the Nintendo 3DS role-playing game published by Atlus are currently streaming on SoundCloud.
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Kazuma Jinnouchi's Halo 5 score on SoundCloud

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-10-20 - comments
The Halo 5: Guardians music score is now streaming online, via developer 343 Industries' SoundCloud page. Written by Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots co-composer Kazuma Jinnouchi, the 39-track soundtrack to Microsoft Studios' first-person shooter for Xbox One can be purchased digitally through iTunes.
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GameChops publishes Button Masher by Doni

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-10-18 - comments
Dj Cutman's game-inspired GameChops netabel has published Button Masher Remastered by Taipei-based Canadian DJ and producer Doni. The compilation of electronic music arrangements revisit themes from Donkey Kong Country 2, Secret of Mana and Mega Man 3, streaming on Bandcamp and SoundCloud.
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Last SQ scheduled for publication on November 25

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-10-17 - comments
Square Enix's SQ arrangement album series will come to a close on November 25th with the publication of a two-disc retrospective, entitled "Last SQ." The compilation includes music from various past and present console games, reinterpreted by Sexy-Synthesizer, millstones, De De Mouse, Hidekazu Tanaka and →Pia-no-jaC←.
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Crystal Dynamics posts Lara Croft GO themes

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-10-17 - comments
Square Enix Montreal sound designer James Wearing revisits memorable sound effects from the original Tomb Raider upon discovering artifacts in the mobile puzzle title Lara Croft GO. Developer Crystal Dynamics has posted the eleven-track official soundtrack album to SoundCloud, available for download as individual mp3 files.
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Campo Santo's Firewatch arrives on February 9

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-10-15 - comments
Based in San Francisco, independent developer Campo Santo has scheduled the debut of Firewatch for February 9, published through Steam and PlayStation Network. A mystery set in the Wyoming wilderness, the first-person exploration title for PS4, PC, Mac and Linux features a music score by Gone Home composer Chris Remo.
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Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Vol. 2 EP on iTunes

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-10-14 - comments
Tokyo-based developer Square Enix has published the second soundtrack EP to feature music from Final Fantasy XIV's "Heavensward" expansion, composed by musician Masayoshi Soken. "Dragonsong" by series composer Nobuo Uematsu, with vocals by Susan Calloway, can be viewed on the publisher's official YouTube channel.
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Dj CUTMAN publishes Fantasy Grooves covers

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-10-13 - comments
Dj CUTMAN has published the sequel to 2012 cover album WiiU Grooves, "focusing on laid-back beats, intricately edited samples, and finely tuned mixes." Fantasy Grooves, available for download for "name your price" through Bandcamp, arranges music by Nobuo Uematsu from Level-5's Fantasy Life for Nintendo 3DS.
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Cube World music excerpts posted to SoundCloud

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-10-10 - comments
Independent game designer and music composer Wolfram von Funck of Picroma has uploaded six music tracks to SoundCloud from the voxel-based adventure game Cube World. Citing Shigeru Miyamoto and Nobuo Uematsu as influences, development began in June of 2011, with an alpha build released for Windows in July of 2013.