Sega has released a new trailer for Yakuza: Dead Souls, introducing playable characters Kazuma Kiryu, Goro Majima, Shun Akiyama and Ryuji Goda. The zombie-themed third-person shooter is scheduled for release on the PlayStation 3 in March.
Velocispider composer Whitaker Blackall has released his soundtrack to Cardinal Quest through Bandcamp. The album includes music from the independently developed old school dungeon-crawler, as well as remixes by Disasterpeace, Joe Cavers and others.
Final Form Games has made the soundtrack to old school sidescrolling shoot 'em up Jamestown: Legend Of The Lost Colony available for purchase through Bandcamp. The twelve-track album is written, produced, and performed by Francisco Cerda.
Philippe Lemarchand is a very famous French DJ with a burning passion for videogames and the people who make and love them. He is also the musical combination of game designers Phil Fish (Polytron) and Richard Lemarchand (Naughty Dog).
Voice actor Logan Cunningham and sound director Darren Korb discuss the creation of the voice of Rucks, the narrator of Bastion. The independently developed action RPG for Xbox Live Arcade and PC is currently in the running for best vocal theme and best score in the Spike VGA Awards.
Arrange album Armored Core Reprises has been released through iTunes in Japan. Brief samples of each of the fifteen music tracks, by composer Kota Hoshino and the FreQuency music group, are currently available online.
Chip musicians little-scale and Dot.AY have released their seven-track album Loom through Bandcamp, which can be downloaded for "name your price." A promotional video by Warren Handley can also be found on YouTube.
The Indie Game Music Bundle will be available on Black Friday only, with ten albums going for $1. Included are Cobalt EP, Super Meat Boy digital edition, Return All Robots soundtrack, PPPPPP, A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda soundtrack, as well as music from Mighty Milky Way and Mighty Flip Champs.
Konami's online retailer Konamistyle has opened pre-orders for Genso Suikoden: Tsumugareshi Hyakunen no Toki for PlayStation Portable. The limited-edition bundle including a three-CD soundtrack and drama album will ship February 9 in Japan.
Game composer and illustrator Niklas Åkerblad is contributing original music to designer Erik Svedäng's 3D strategy title Clairvoyance for Mac and PC. The gameplay trailer says, "Think of it as Chess meets Rock Paper Scissors -- with robots and lasers."
Square Enix has released the English language opening video sequence from Final Fantasy XIII-2. The role-playing game for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 begins with a battle between characters Lightning and Caius.