October 06, 2015

FTL: Faster Than Light vinyl pressed by iam8bit

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-10-02 - comments
The latest vinyl record pressed by game-themed store and event organizer iam8bit features music from Subset Games' real time strategy title FTL: Faster Than Light. The two picture disc, 180 gram vinyl release includes the digital album by Gravity Ghost composer Ben Prunty, as well as original art by Leif Podhajsky.

Outskirts of Time album arranges Chrono Trigger

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-09-18 - comments
Developer Square Enix has posted five music excerpts from "Outskirts of Time," an album arranging music from role-playing games Chrono Trigger and Chrono Cross, overseen by composer Yasunori Mitsuda. Scheduled for release October 14, the music collection will feature the participation of Millenial Fair of Xenogears' Creid.

Mystery Match soundtrack by Synthetic Orchestra

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-07-15 - comments
Blake Robinson's Synthetic Orchestra has released the soundtrack to Outplay Entertainment's match-3 smartphone app Mystery Match, including background tracks for the whimsical 18th century setting and unused tracks. The ten-track album is currently available to stream in full through Bandcamp.

Bean Dreams iOS soundtrack by flashygoodness

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2015-06-05 - comments
Bean Dreams Soundtrack by flashygoodness is the latest album release by the composer of the music score for Askiisoft's Game Boy-inspired Tower of Heaven. The 13-track album, available for "name your price," pays homage to the 16-bit console era and serves as a follow-up to developer Kumobius's 2011 platformer Bean's Quest.

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 smartphone 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.