December 01, 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 2023-11-19

Shadow of the Ninja - Reborn slated for release in spring of 2024

Shadow of the Ninja - Reborn announced for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, Xbox Series X|S and Steam, with music by composer Iku Mizutani.

Jerry on 2023-10-19

Kid Dracula Famicom soundtrack streaming on Apple Music

Konami Kukeiha Club's soundtrack from Kid Dracula, released for the Famicom console 33 years ago, now playing on Apple Music.

Jerry on 2023-08-25

Music From Konami Antiques: Family Computer a 13-disc compilation

Music From Konami Antiques: Family Computer, a 13-CD NES music compilation, published by Konamisyle record label today in Japan.

Jerry on 2023-07-07

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

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest eco vinyl reprint, bundling the NES & Famicom scores, available for shipping from publisher Mondo in Austin, Texas.

Jerry on 2023-07-07

Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse vinyl soundtrack reprinted

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

Jerry on 2023-07-07

Castlevania (1986) NES soundtrack reprinted on 10-inch eco vinyl

Via record publisher Mondo, the Castlevania (1986) 10-Inch LP vinyl soundtrack contains twelve background tracks composed by Kinuyo Yamashita.

Jerry on 2023-05-09

Gimmick! Special Edition Soundtrack arrives on Steam in July

Gimmick! for Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Windows to include achievements, a Time Attack mode, rewind functionality, and a Gallery mode.

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 2022-07-22

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 2021-09-27

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 2021-04-16

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 2021-03-06

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 2021-02-09

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 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.