Jessica Curry and Dan Pinchbeck of Dear Esther are collaborating on the development of Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs. The horror title, intended for release on Halloween this year, is the sequel to Amnesia: The Dark Descent.
Atlus has posted a new trailer for PlayStation Vita enhanced port Persona 4 The Golden, featuring music by Shoji Meguro. The promo movie includes scenes with new protagonist Marie and snippets of the animated cutscenes added to the portable title, which is due out June 14 in Japan.
Atlus has opened the official website for the PlayStation Portable remake of Persona 2 Eternal Punishment. The portable role-playing game is directed by Shoji Meguro, who is also arranging music from the PlayStation 2 soundtrack, which can sampled on the website.
During the 2012 Independent Games Summit, three musicians laid out various unique concerns of composers for indie games. "The Indie Composer Speaks" panel featured brief talks by Laura Shigihara, Danny Baranowsky and Rich Vreeland (Disasterpeace).
Phil McCammon is composing non-linear music tracks for multiplayer racing game Krautscape, developed in Zürich, Switzerland. The game is designed by IGF nominee Mario von Rickenbach and Phil McCammon, who tonight performed live music at the Swissnex party at GDC.
This week IndieGames.com catches up with attendees of the 2012 Game Developers Conference and asks them what brings them to GDC. Following the first full day, we hear from Robin Arnott, Simon Flesser, Ichiro Lambe, Jaime Woo and Mattias Häggström Gerdt.
Atlus has posted the reveal trailer for Nintendo 3DS dungeon role-playing game Etrian Odyssey IV, due out July 5 in Japan. Preorder bonuses are set to include an art booklet and soundtrack disc by series composer Yuzo Koshiro.
Square Enix has opened a portal for the 25th anniversary of the Final Fantasy series, which began on the 8-Bit Nintendo Famicom in 1987. The page includes links to the official websites for each series installment, as well as Nintendo 3DS title Theatrhythm Final Fantasy.
Tokyo-based chip musician Lazerbeat has uploaded his set from the 2012 Blip Festival Australia party. The seven-track live album is available in your file format of choice for "pay what you want" on Bandcamp.
Game composer Hideyuki Fukasawa has uploaded footage from his Denshi Kaimen Vol.4 modular synth party. The musician is responsible for the scores to Street Fighter IV, Marvel vs Capcom 3 and Street Fighter X Tekken.
Joystiq has posted a cover story on the Nubuwo Debut Bundle, titled "Kickstarter project offers hundreds of video game inspired tunes for a few bucks." The post, by Mike Schramm, mentions backer rewards including video interviews with Nobuo Uematsu and Kumi Tanioka.
A running theme of composer Jessica Curry's visual media projects is the experience of a hidden story being uncovered. IndieGames.com caught up with the composer to hear about her background in literature and music composition, both of which have added nuance to the design of Dear Esther.
Two IGF finalists in the excellence in audio category, Danny Baranowsky and Mattias Häggström Gerdt, relate their experiences attending the Game Developers Conference in a video filmed at the event in San Francisco last year.
IndieGames.com catches up with composer Austin Wintory and sound designer Steve Johnson. Their online multiplayer title Journey has been in development at Thatgamecompany since 2009, and is due out the week of March 13 on the PlayStation 3.