May 27, 2015

The World Ends With You vocal tracks on SoundCloud

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-15 - comments
Dissidia Final Fantasy composer Takeharu Ishimoto has uploaded "Someday" and "Calling" from The World Ends With You to his SoundCloud account, making the songs available to stream in full online. Live arrangements of music from the iOS and Nintendo DS role-playing game are also streaming on SoundCloud.

GeoDrop EP by Chris Huelsbeck on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-05-14 - comments
Chris Huelsbeck of the Turrican Soundtrack Anthology has published the GeoDrop Soundtrack EP, featuring music from the abstract iOS puzzle game by Chronocore. Background tracks "Geodrop," "Shapes" and "Colors" are available to stream in full on Bandcamp, featuring Manus Buchart on electric guitar.

Joost van Dongen shares Proun+ music videos

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-04-16 - comments
Stylized mobile racing game Proun+ by Engine Software was free to download today for iPhone and iPad. Game designer Joost van Dongen has uploaded to his personal YouTube channel slow motion music videos from the soundtrack, following the title's publication on the Nintendo 3DS and Android mobile platforms.

Renaud Bédard scores Magic Shot using LittleBits

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-04-08 - comments
Programmer Renaud Bédard, known for his work on Polytron Corporation's Fez, has created the music score for 21st century French billiards title Magic Shot, using LittleBits synth modules. The three-track soundtrack is streaming on SoundCloud, while the game is available for iPhone and iPad through the iTunes Store.

Q&A: Exploring novelty in Tengami and Framed

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-04-04 - comments
Game designers Jennifer Schneidereit and Adrian Moore recently offered their views on the novel intersection of books, gameplay and music in Tengami and Framed. In this interview we hear how independent developers Nyamyam Games and Loveshack worked to propel pop-up books and visual novels into the realm of interactivity.

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.

Out There Omega Edition soundtrack on Bandcamp

Source submitted by sidbarnhoorn on 2015-03-20 - comments
Antichamber composer Siddhartha Barnhoorn has published the soundtrack to Out There Omega Edition by Mi-Clos Studio of Pierre-Bénite, France. The extended edition score to the science fiction resource management title is currently streaming in full on Bandcamp, including 23 tracks and featuring singer Lara Ausensi.

Composer Adrian Moore on the soundtrack for Framed

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-01-25 - comments
The iOS app Framed by Loveshack of Melbourne, Australia was featured in the Tokyo Game Show's Sense of Wonder Night and is in the running for an Independent Games Festival award for Excellence in Design. Here we talk with composer Adrian Moore on the making of the FRAMED EP and forthcoming soundtrack album.

Daniel Olsén on writing the DEVICE 6 soundtrack

Source submitted by Brian Cubría on 2014-12-16 - comments
DEVICE 6 composer Daniel Olsén was nominated for an Audio Achievement prize during the 2014 British Academy Game Awards and took home the Excellence in Audio Award from the IGF. In this interview, the musician offers insights into the artistic process that led to the creation of his music for Simogo's interactive novel.

PocketGamer giveaway features The Journey Down

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-08 - comments
The PocketGamer news site is holding a series of 24 hour giveaways during the month of December, highlighting award-winning mobile games. The Journey Down: Chapter One point-and-click adventure game is currently free to download from the iTunes Store, featuring music by saxophonist Simon D'souza.

The Sailor's Dream music score on Amazon

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-03 - comments
Swedish independent developer Simogo has released the soundtrack to The Sailor's Dream, accessible through iTunes, Amazon, Loudr and Google Play. All 19 music tracks from the interactive narrative experience for iOS devices are composed, performed and produced by songwriter Jonathan Eng.

Name your price for Adrian Moore's FRAMED EP

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-12-02 - comments
Composer Adrian Moore's FRAMED EP is currently available to stream in full online and download in your file format of choice for "name your price." All four live jazz tracks appear in Loveshack Entertainment's debut iOS title FRAMED, which Metal Gear Solid designer Hideo Kojima says is the best game he has played this year.

Chaos Rings III soundtrack previewed online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-11-13 - comments
This week Square Enix Music published a two-disc soundtrack album for Chaos Rings III in Japan, written by series composer Noriyasu Agematsu. Samples of all 50 music tracks from the mobile role-playing game for smartphones and PlayStation Vita are currently streaming on the album's official website.

The Trials of Glork's sounds crafted by Mark DeNardo

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-09-03 - comments
Mark DeNardo serves as in-house sound wizard at Pixeljam Games and has conjured into existence background music for Dino Run, Cream Wolf and Snowball. Today the musician launches the official soundtrack to Glorkian Warrior: The Trials of Glork, streaming on Bandcamp with pyrotechnic cover art by James Kolchaka.

Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake score by Disasterpeace

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2014-08-25 - comments
Fez composer Disasterpeace (Rich Vreeland) has dedicated his soundtrack to Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake to Super Mario Bros composer Koji Kondo. Inspired by '90s console games, the 42-track music score to indie developer SleepNinja's cake retrieval simulator is streaming in full on Bandcamp.