December 06, 2021

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❝What started life as the Famicom (Family Computer) in Japan went on to become the machine that saved the videogame industry. After a major games slump in the west, The Nintendo Entertainment System defied pundits and sold in millions. Gamers scrambled to see and play classics like Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda and Excitebike, all of which were leaps and bounds ahead of other home systems' games.❞ nintendo.co.uk

Jerry on 2021-11-25

Channel 3 Records presses Double Dragon I & II vinyl soundtrack

Channel 3 Records opens preorders for the Double Dragon I & II vinyl soundtrack, available in blue, red and gold variants.

Jerry on 2021-09-27

Music from Castlevania Kuro (Black) box due out December 15

Music from Castlevania Kuro (Black) classic soundtrack box set due out December 15 in Japan, containing thirteen compact discs.

Jerry on 2021-09-10

Square Enix unearths Preserved Tracks 1986~1996 Collection

Publisher Square Enix's Preserved Tracks Collection bundles music composed by Nobuo Uematsu from 1986-1996 on three compact discs.

Jerry on 2021-06-23

Metal Gear 2: Snake's Revenge vinyl published by Mondo

Austin-based label Mondo publishes Metal Gear 2: Snake's Revenge vinyl soundtrack, featuring NES music composed by Tsutomu Ogura.

Jerry on 2021-04-25

SNK Arcade VOL.24 CD features Ikari Warriors Trilogy

Publisher Clarice Disc's two-disc SNK Arcade VOL.24 compact disc release features music from the Ikari Warriors run-and-gun trilogy.

Jerry on 2021-04-16

GetsuFumaDen's Famicom soundtrack streaming on Apple Music

GetsuFumaDen's 8-bit Famicom soundtrack, composed by Hidenori Maezawa, streaming on Apple Music and Amazon Music.

Jerry on 2021-03-25

Double Dragon & Kunio-kun: Retro Brawler scores on Apple Music

Four soundtracks from Arc System Works' Double Dragon & Kunio-kun: Retro Brawler Bundle streaming on Apple Music and Amazon Music.

Jerry on 2021-03-23

Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa EP available for streaming and on vinyl

Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa soundtrack EP streaming on Amazon Music, and available on vinyl through Ship to Shore, The Yetee, and Light in the Attic.

Jerry on 2021-03-06

Final Fantasy trilogy Revival Disc revisits scores by Nobuo Uematsu

Square Enix's Final Fantasy Revival Disc Blu-Ray revisits Nobuo Uematsu's music scores for the 8-bit Famicom role-playing game trilogy.

Jerry on 2021-02-21

Famicom Detective Club box set bundled with soundtrack in Japan

Japan-exclusive Collector's Edition of Famicom Detective Club for Nintendo Switch ships with 75-track album on two compact discs.

Jerry on 2021-02-12

Clarice Disc records Mirai Connection: City Connection Remixies

Japanese retro label Clarice Disc has published a collection of City Connection arrangements, entitled Mirai Connection: City Connection Remixies.

Jerry on 2021-02-09

Esper Dream 1 & 2 soundtracks by Konami pressed to vinyl

Esper Dream 1 & 2 Famicom Disk System soundtracks by the Konami Kukeiha Club sound design team pressed to vinyl.

Jerry on 2021-01-16

Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse vinyl soundtrack ships from Mondo

Publisher Mondo of Austin, Texas ships two-disc Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse NES & Famicom vinyl soundtrack album.

Jerry on 2020-12-22

Castlevania Anniversary Collection scores streaming on Apple Music

Soundtracks from Konami's Castlevania Anniversary Collection available for streaming online on the Apple Music platform.

Jerry on 2020-12-20

Contra Anniversary Collection soundtracks streaming on Apple Music

Half a dozen digital soundtracks from Konami's Contra Anniversary Collection available for streaming on the Apple Music platform.

Jerry on 2020-12-19

Rare All-Stars 35th Anniversary Collection on Apple Music & Spotify

"All-Stars," Rare's 35th Anniversary Collection, showcases soundtrack selections from across the decades, streaming on Spotify and Apple Music.

Jerry on 2020-11-30

Spacelab9 presses Rush N' Attack (Green Beret) vinyl soundtrack

SPACELAB9 now shipping the Rush N’ Attack (Green Beret) seven-inch vinyl soundtrack, estimated to ship in January of 2021.

Jerry on 2020-11-17

Battletoads: Smash Hits vinyl by David Wise & David Housden

Preorders open for iam8bit's Battletoads: Smash Hits pink double vinyl, featuring music from the 1991 & 2020 iterations of Battletoads.

Jerry on 2020-11-08

Music from Konami Arcade Shooting a ten-disc compilation

Konamistyle's ten-disc shoot-em-up music compilation, titled "Music from Konami Arcade Shooting," due out January 20 in Japan.

Jerry on 2020-10-24

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest analog record pressed by Mondo

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest analog record, bundling the NES & Famicom scores, available for shipping from Mondo in Austin, Texas.

Jerry on 2020-10-15

The Adventures of Bayou Billy score wades onto Apple Music

The Adventures of Bayou Billy (1988) digital soundtrack, composed by the Konami Kukeiha Club for the Nintendo Famicom, streaming on Apple Music.

Jerry on 2020-10-14

Konami Wai Wai World 1+2 soundtracks pressed to vinyl

Ship to Shore presses Konami Wai Wai World 1+2 double vinyl soundtrack, featuring 8-bit Famicom music scores.

Jerry on 2020-10-11

Gradius vinyl soundtrack album features NES & MSX scores

The Gradius vinyl soundtrack album published by Ship to Shore contains both the Famicom and enhanced MSX music score.

Jerry on 2020-10-08

Gradius II vinyl soundtrack composed by Konami Kukeiha Club

Konami's 1988 sidescrolling shoot-em-up score for Gradius II pressed to vinyl and streaming on the Apple Music platform.

Jerry on 2020-10-06

Life Force analog record brings Salamander origins to vinyl

The vinyl soundtrack for horizontal shoot-em-up Life Force contains both the 1987 Famicom home console soundtrack and MSX computer score.