March 26, 2023

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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.❞

Jerry on 2022-12-24

Mega Man 2 celebrates 34th anniversary of launch today

The second installment in Capcom's Rockman platforming series debuted on the Nintendo Famicom on Deceber 24th of 1988.

Jerry on 2022-12-17

Mega Man celebrates 35th anniversary of release today

Mega Man Sound Collection, streaming on Spotify, includes both the Nintendo Famicom soundtrack and the PlayStation arrangements.

Jerry on 2022-12-06

Mega Man 4 celebrates 31st anniversary of launch

Mega Man 4 Sound Collection by Minae Fujii, published by Capcom, streaming online on Spotify and Amazon Music Unlimited.

Jerry on 2022-12-04

Mega Man 5 celebrates 30th anniversary of release

Mega Man 5 Sound Collection includes both the NES soundtrack composed by Mari Yamaguchi and PlayStation arrangements.

Jerry on 2022-11-05

Mega Man 6 celebrates 29th anniversary of release today

Mega Man 6 Sound Collection, composed by Yuko Takehara, can be purchased through Steam, streaming on Spotify and Amazon Music Unlimited.

Jerry on 2022-08-22

Gimmick! Special Edition announced for consoles and Steam

Gimmick! port by Bitwave Games will include achievements, a Time Attack mode, rewind functionality and a Gallery mode.

Jerry on 2022-07-22

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Cowabunga Collection launches August 30

Konami's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection by Digital Eclipse launches August 30th for consoles and Steam.

Jerry on 2022-02-06

Gimmick! 30th anniversary cover album by R3tronaut on Bandcamp

Gimmick! 30th anniversary cover album, composed by Masashi Kageyama and arranged by R3tronaut, posted to Bandcamp.

Jerry on 2021-12-17

Laced Records presses Mega Man 2 & 3 vinyl soundtrack

Preorders open at Laced Records of London for the Mega Man 2 & 3 vinyl soundtrack, pressed to two ‘Mega Buster Blue’ heavyweight analog records.

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 2021-04-25

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 streaming on Apple Music

Esper Dream 1 & 2 Famicom Disk System soundtracks by the Konami Kukeiha Club streaming on Apple Music.

Jerry on 2021-01-16

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

Mondo of Austin, Texas publishes Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse vinyl soundtrack, including NES & Famicom game scores.

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.