August 28, 2015

Floex scores Samorost 3 by Amanita Design

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-04-17 - comments
Amanita Design, the independent developers behind point-and-click adventure games Machinarium and Botanicula, have unveiled a new teaser trailer for the upcoming Samorost 3. The score is being written by Czech musician Tomáš Dvořák (Floex), previously responsible for the soundtracks to Machinarium and Samorost 2.

Ori and the Blind Forest EP free to download

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-04-14 - comments
Composer Gareth Coker has shared a three-track EP from the music score to Microsoft exclusive Ori and the Blind Forest, available for free download as individual mp3 files, via SoundCloud. The full soundtrack, featuring vocalist Aeralie Brighton, is streaming on Spotify and available for purchase through Amazon and iTunes.

Tengami: Art of a Folding World streaming on GDC Vault

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-04-02 - comments
Jennifer Schneidereit's 2015 Game Developers Conference presentation "Tengami: The Art of a Folding World" is now free to view online. Formerly of Rare, the designer collaborated with colleague David Wise of Donkey Kong Country to bring Nyamyam Games' critically praised title to Steam, iOS and WiiU platforms.

Gunsport features score by Ice Choir songwriter

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-02-12 - comments
Independent developer Necrosoft Games has released the debut trailer for Gunsport, the story of a near-future cyberpunk volleyball tournament. The multiplayer eSport for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One features an original soundtrack by songwriter Kurt Feldman of the Brooklyn-based '80s inspired band Ice Choir.

The Ongaku of The Month: February 2015

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-02-08 - comments
The Ongaku of The Month feature for February 2015 highlights recent, remarkable game-related albums, available for free download or "name your price." This month's edition includes Famicom soundtracks reimagined by Kirby Pufocia and Wally Chantek, and chip music compilations from 8BitLA and Toy Company.

Grim Fandango Network streaming soundtrack

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-01-30 - comments
After the physical release of Peter McConnell's original soundtrack album went out of print, The Grim Fandango Network received permission from LucasArts to make the score available online in mp3 format. According to designer Tim Shafer, a remastered soundtrack album is not currently planned for publication, due to copyright issues.

Ben Prunty publishes Gravity Ghost soundtrack

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-01-26 - comments
FTL: Faster Than Light composer Ben Prunty has published the soundtrack to Gravity Ghost, the independently developed title for PC and Mac by Erin Robinson of Ivy Games. The twenty-track album, composed over the course of five years, can be purchased through Steam and is currently streaming in full on Bandcamp.

Simogo presents The Sensational December Machine

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-21 - comments
Simogo, the Swedish developer responsible for the iOS narrative applications Year Walk and The Sailor's Dream, has made "The Sensational December Machine" available for free download over the holidays for Mac and PC. Interactive music for the storybook is by DEVICE 6 composer Daniel Olsén.

Hizmi's Dendel Voile EP built on Sharp workstation

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-19 - comments
Tokyo-based electronica netlabel Bunkai-Kei Records has published Hizmi's Dendel Voile EP, currently streaming online and available for free download as a zipped archive of mp3 files. Built on a X68000 model Sharp workstation that was released in 1987 in Japan only, the five-track album features cover art by utabi.

Lara Croft: Temple of Osiris music free to download

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-13 - comments
Crystal Dynamics has posted the soundtrack to Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, the four-player co-op action game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Available for download as individual mp3 files through SoundCloud, the chamber orchestra score is composed by Wilbert Roget II and Paul Houseman.

Chris Remo scoring Tacoma sci-fi by Fullbright

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-09 - comments
Independent developer The Fullbright Company, based in Portland, Oregon, has unveiled the teaser trailer for Tacoma, a first-person science fiction exploration title due out in 2016. Music for the teaser is by Chris Remo, composer on Gone Home and scenario writer for Double Fine's The Cave.

ThatGameCompany's Cloud free to download

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-11-22 - comments
Today is the birthday of Vincent Diamante, audio director at ThatGameCompany. Earlier this week the composer's soundtrack to Flower was released digitally through iTunes. For those wishing to investigate Flower's origins, the company's 2006 debut title Cloud and Diamante's ten-track music score are both free to download online.

Square Enix releases Seekers of Adoulin soundtrack

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-11-11 - comments
Earlier today, ie 11/11, Square Enix released the soundtrack to the fifth expansion pack from Final Fantasy XI, the long-running massively multiplayer online game. Excerpts of all eight music tracks from Forever Today: Final Fantasy XI Seekers of Adoulin Soundtrack Plus are currently streaming online.

From Astral to Umbral arranges Final Fantasy XIV

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-09-22 - comments
During the Tokyo Game Show this weekend, Square Enix in-house composer Masayoshi Soken announced plans to publish a Blu-ray disc containing live band and piano arrangements of music from Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Entitled "From Astral to Umbral," the Blu-ray goes on sale December 17 in Japan.

Doseone scores voxel-based shooter Heavy Bullets

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-09-17 - comments
Doseone has published the 14-track EP for voxel-based first-person shooter Heavy Bullets through Bandcamp, designed by Brazilian developer Terri Vellmann. Distributed by Devolver Digital, the indie title is currently available through Steam for PC, Mac and Linux.