May 25, 2016
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DoDonPachi Sai Dai Ou Jou / Maximum cross-fade samples

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-23 - comments
This week, shooting game developer Cave will be releasing the two-disc soundtrack album to DoDonPachi Sai Dai Ou Jou and DoDonPachi Maximum. Two cross-fade movies have been uploaded to YouTube, featuring music composed by Manabu Namiki for the arcade and arranged by WASi303 for Windows Phones.
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Chris Huelsbeck crowdfunding Turrican Soundtrack Anthology

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-23 - comments
Game composer Chris Huelsbeck has started a project on Kickstarter to crowdfund a three-disc Turrican Soundtrack Anthology. The limited edition box set will include nearly all of the music from the Turrican series of games, newly recorded and arranged, along with three orchestral performances.
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Botanicula soundtrack released on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-23 - comments
The soundtrack to Czech studio Amanita Design's point-and-click adventure title Botanicula is now available to stream in full and purchase through Bandcamp. The game score by DVA received the award for excellence in audio at the 2012 Independent Games Festival during the Game Developers Conference.
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Pterodactyl Squad shares John Carpenter tribute compilation

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-23 - comments
Game arrange netlabel Pterodactyl Squad has released a free musical tribute to film director and composer John Carpenter. For "It's All In The Reflexes - A John Carpenter Tribute," Videogame Orchestra, EvilWezil and Compotroller arranged music from The Fog, Escape from New York and Assault on Precinct 13.
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Live A Live soundtrack samples online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-20 - comments
Square Enix has uploaded samples from the soundtrack to Live A Live to the official website. Due out May 2 in Japan, the album will include music from the Super Famicom role-playing game, as well as two arranged tracks first included with the limited edition guidebook. Music for the game is by Yoko Shimomura.
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Europe in 8bits documentary features Goto80 and Covox

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-20 - comments
For the next month, the creators of documentary "Europe in 8bits" will be crowdfunding through the Verkami website. The film trailer features such European chip luminaries as Goto80, Covox, Dr. Von Pnok and the C-Men. Bios of the movie's featured artists can be found on the official website.
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Danimal Cannon and Graffiti Monsters join Blip 2012 lineup

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-19 - comments
8bitpeoples has launched the official website for the 2012 Blip Festival New York chiptune party. Added to the lineup are Danimal Cannon, Graffiti Monsters, Burnkit2600, Pulselooper, Wizwars and CHiKA. The event will take place May 25 through 27 at the Gramercy Theatre in New York.
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Name your price for Botanicula, Machinarium, Samorost 2 and soundtracks

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-19 - comments
Amanita Design's Botanicula has debuted as part of the Humble Indie Bundle. Pick up three point-and-click adventure titles by the Czech developer for "name your price," and download the soundtracks to each title. Music for the games is composed by DVA and Floex.
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Baroque soundtrack samples on YouTube

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-19 - comments
Tokyo-based record label Basiscape Records has uploaded a three-minute crossfade movie, previewing the 22-track soundtrack to Baroque, due for release digitally through iTunes on May 16. Music for the Sega Saturn and PlayStation 2 title, developed by Sting Entertainment, is composed by Masasharu Iwata.
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Bokkadenci and Stealthboys join SQ Party Level 3 lineup

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-18 - comments
The full lineup for Square Enix's SQ Party Level 3 music event has been announced for April 25 at Studio 2.5D in Tokyo. Joining Sexy-Synthesizer and Higedriver will be Bokkadenci, Stealthboys (a new unit formed by Novoiski and DJ OMKT) and VJ Keitaro Maruhashi.
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Monster Hunter Big Band jazz samples online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-18 - comments
Capcom has uploaded a five-minute cross-fade movie to YouTube, previewing the ten track Monster Hunter Swing: Big Band Jazz Arrange album. Recently released in Japan, the collection features compositions from Monster Hunter 3 (Tri) G and earlier entries in the game series.
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Kingdom Hearts 3D soundtrack disc 3 samples online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-18 - comments
Square Enix has released the soundtrack to Nintendo 3DS action title Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance in Japan. Music samples from each disc of the three-disc album, composed by Yoko Shimomura, Takeharu Ishimoto and Tsuyoshi Sekito, are currently available on the official website.
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Odin Sphere soundtrack released on iTunes

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-18 - comments
Tokyo sound studio Basiscape has released the digital soundtrack to Odin Sphere through iTunes in all regions. The 45-track album features music by Hitoshi Sakimoto, Masaharu Iwata, Kimihiro Abe, Mitsuhiro Kaneda and Manabu Namiki for the 2007 PlayStation 2 title developed by Vanillaware.
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El Huervo double album release on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-17 - comments
El Huervo, the composer of independently developed game titles Kometen and Clairvoyance, has unveiled a double album release through Bandcamp. "Do Not Lay Waste To Homes..." and "... Where You Must Rest Your Weary Bones" have been published by record label Swedish Columbia and are available to stream in full online.
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Mega Ran shares Journey hip-hop excursions

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-17 - comments
Game-inspired rapper Random, aka Mega Ran, has created a four-track tribute album to the PlayStation 3 online title Journey, composed by Austin Wintory and developed by Thatgamecompany. The album, titled "Journey: A Hip Hop Excursion," is available through Bandcamp as a free download.