March 30, 2017
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Digital Currency Group forecasts war on physical cash

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-11-24 - comments
This month the Indian government banned 500 and 1,000 rupee notes, relegating 80% of India's physical cash supply to non-monetary status. As the games industry makes inroads into building more immersive virtual environments, Digital Currency Group forecasts these recent events presaging a global war on physical cash.
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Telefuture publishes Cosmochoria music score

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-11-14 - comments
Telefuture has published the soundtrack to indie game Cosmochoria, composed by Ilkae, Zebra, and Mantrakid, featuring cover art by Nate Schmold. Catering to enthusiasts of ambient, glitch, IDM, synth and chip music, the score is available for purchase on Bandcamp, with excerpts streaming on SoundCloud.
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Runbow on Steam, digital soundtrack on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-11-12 - comments
9-player competitive platformer Runbow by 13AM Games is due out on Steam on November 18. The two-part soundtrack album is currently available for purchase digitally through Bandcamp. The music score draws inspiration from "classic sci-fi, modern anime, 90s rave music, and more."
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PinOut vinyl soundtrack by Douglas Holmquist

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-11-10 - comments
Composer Douglas Holmqvist of Malmo, Sweden has scheduled to ship the vinyl soundtrack to PinOut on December 12. Music for the modern reinvention of classic pinball gameplay for smartphone devices is available for purchase digitally through Bandcamp, with excerpts streaming on SoundCloud.
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iam8bit presses The Last Guardian vinyl soundtrack

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-11-01 - comments
Game-themed event organizer iam8bit has published The Last Guardian vinyl soundtrack album, composed, orchestrated, and conducted by Takeshi Furukawa. Music from the PlayStation 4 exclusive, designed by Fumito Ueda, features the London Symphony Orchestra, Trinity Boys Choir, and London Voices at Air Studios.
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Pixeljam ports Snowball for Steam and Mobile

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-10-29 - comments
Independent developer Pixeljam Games has published the digital soundtrack to Snowball through Bandcamp, bundled with the sprite-based, snow-themed pinball game for Mac and Windows operating systems. A Steam and mobile port is currently scheduled for release this winter, featuring music by Miles Tilmann and Mark DeNardo.
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Eagle Flight VR soundtrack album by Inon Zur

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-10-28 - comments
Eagle Flight, developed exclusively for VR platforms by Ubisoft Montreal Studio, simulates flying past memorable Parisian landmarks in virtual reality. The 13-track digital soundtrack album by Fallout 4 composer Inon Zur has been published through iTunes and Amazon mp3, with excerpts on Ubisoft's UbiLoud YouTube channel.
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Adrian Moore scores Loveshack's Framed 2

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-10-25 - comments
Loveshack Entertainment has posted the teaser trailer for Framed 2, a prequel to the comic book-themed noir puzzle game for smartphones and tablets. The soundtrack to the original title by Adrian Moore is available digitally through iTunes and Spotify, and as a vinyl release published through iam8bit.
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Breath of Fire I ~ III soundtrack collection published

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-10-24 - comments
Available for purchase digitally for the first time outside of Japan, Capcom has published Breath of Fire I ~ III Original Soundtrack Collection through the English language online store. The compilation includes 192 music tracks in MP3 format from the Super Nintendo and Sony Playstation role-playing games.
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Christopher Tin writes Civilization VI main theme

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-10-21 - comments
Grammy award recipient Christopher Tin has published the main theme from turn-based strategy title Sid Meier's Civilization VI, available for purchase digitally through Amazon and iTunes. A video uploaded to YouTube provides an English translation of the lyrics to "Sogno di Volare" (The Dream of Flight).
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Pirate Pop Plus soundtrack debuts on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-10-20 - comments
13AM Games has debuted the ten-track, collaborative soundtrack to Pirate Pop Plus, available for purchase digitally through Bandcamp. Game designer Hawken King of Tokyo's Dadako Studios just recently published the sprite-based bubble-popper, which supports crossbuy on New Nintendo 3DS and Wii-U consoles.
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Ben Prunty's ElectroCrypt EP in time for Halloween

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-10-19 - comments
FTL composer Ben Prunty has published the ElectroCrypt EP in time for Halloween, available for purchase digitally through Bandcamp. The six-track album features music from roguelike brawler FranknJohn, currently in early access on Steam. Cover art is by Pedro Medeiros of Studio Miniboss.
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PlayStation VR Worlds original score debuts

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-10-16 - comments
Composed by Joe Thwaites and orchestrated by Jim Fowler for Air Studios London, the PlayStation VR Worlds original score has debuted on Amazon mp3, Spotify, iTunes and Beatport. Two years in the making, the digital soundtrack for the virtual reality compilation encompasses five worlds, each with their own distinct sound.
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Plutus bridging tap & pay's digital currency divides

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-10-15 - comments
While both Steam and the Humble Store have begun accepting Bitcoin payments, the integration of blockchain-based digital currency transactions at brick and mortar stores has seen slower growth. Based in the UK, Plutus is attempting a solution for tap and pay payments, using their PlutusDEX escrow service.
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Bross, Wall and Wynn attend Waxy Wednesdays

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2016-10-14 - comments
Game composers Michael Bross (Ratchet and Clank), Jack Wall (Into the Stars) and Tim Wynn (XCOM 2) will join Waxy Wednesdays as special guests on October 19. Co-hosted by game-themed event organizer iam8bit, the event scheduled for PWNshop, located on West Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, is free to attend.