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Name your price for Botanicula, Machinarium, Samorost 2 and soundtracks

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-19 - comments
Amanita Design's Botanicula has debuted as part of the Humble Indie Bundle. Pick up three point-and-click adventure titles by the Czech developer for "name your price," and download the soundtracks to each title. Music for the games is composed by DVA and Floex.
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Mega Ran shares Journey hip-hop excursions

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-17 - comments
Game-inspired rapper Random, aka Mega Ran, has created a four-track tribute album to the PlayStation 3 online title Journey, composed by Austin Wintory and developed by Thatgamecompany. The album, titled "Journey: A Hip Hop Excursion," is available through Bandcamp as a free download.
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Just in time for spring: Pixeljam's Snowball

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-16 - comments
Just in time for spring, independent developer Pixeljam has released browser game Snowball, free to play online. The sprite-based, snow-themed pinball game from the makers of Dino Run SE and Cream Wolf, features music by Miles Tilmann and Mark DeNardo.
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Pixeljam and deadmau5 collborate on Sound Shapes content

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-16 - comments
Independent game studio Pixeljam and musician deadmau5 are collaborating on content for Queasy Games' Sound Shapes for PlayStation Vita. On the official PlayStation Blog, producer Jason deGroot (6955) demos a level showing off the results of the audio-visual collaboration.
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Raquel Meyers & Goto80's Bit Brus petscii pirate jam

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-16 - comments
Raquel Meyers and Goto80 gave a live performance at the chip/noise event Bit Brus in Gothenburg, Sweden on March 24. The lo-fi AV presentation, about pirates looking for treasure and being attacked by wild animals, was created on four Commodore 64s and 100% text mode PETSCII.
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Bumpy Road available for Mac

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-13 - comments
Simon Flesser of Simogo Games has released Bumpy Road on the Mac App Store. The port of the iOS title, which includes a widescreen mode, marks the studio's debut desktop release. Simogo received the top mobile prize at the IGF awards this year for rhythm stealth game Beat Sneak Bandit.
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Banner Saga Kickstarter adds musical backer rewards

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-12 - comments
The Banner Saga Kickstarter initiative is in its final week of fundraising. Developer Stoic has uploaded a video with Journey composer Austin Wintory, detailing new music-related backer rewards. They include signed soundtrack CDs and a trip to attend recording sessions in Los Angeles.
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SpellTower 3.0 released for iPhone and iPad

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-11 - comments
Zach Gage has just released SpellTower 3.0 for iPhone and iPad. The world of crossword puzzles meets gameplay strategies in the popular mobile application, newly updated with retina display and online multiplayer.
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Monster Flip single by Module on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-10 - comments
Shatter composer Module, aka Jeramiah Ross, has released a single from the Monster Flip puzzle game for iPhone and iPad. The three-minute music track is available to stream in full and purchase through Bandcamp, published by independently financed New Zealand developer PikPok Games.
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Syphus releases Gun Runner mobile game score

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-10 - comments
Pineapple Smash Crew composer Syphus has released the soundtrack to Gun Runner through Bandcamp. The three-track album features music from the free iOS title by Man Up Time Studios, created using Chipslapper, AHX Tracker on Commodore Amiga, Ibanez guitars, a Roland SH-101 synthesizer and Native Instruments software.
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FEZ soundtrack available for pre-order

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-09 - comments
The soundtrack to FEZ by Disasterpeace (Rich Vreeland) is available for pre-order through Bandcamp, with three tracks free to download. The 26-track album features music from the Xbox Live Arcade platformer by Polytron Corporation, recipient of the top prize at the 2012 Independent Games Festival awards.
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Journey soundtrack by Austin Wintory released on iTunes

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-09 - comments
The soundtrack to Journey, composed by Austin Wintory and featuring cello performances by Tina Guo, is now available to sample online and download from iTunes. The 18-track album contains music found in the PlayStation Network-exclusive online title, developed by Thatgamecompany.
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Skulls of the Shogun PAX East 2012 trailer

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-08 - comments
Haunted Temple Studios has released the PAX East 2012 trailer for multiplayer turn-based strategy game Skulls of the Shogun, featuring sound design by Dren McDonald and 17bit logo jingle by 6955. The title is scheduled for launch in fall of 2012 for PC, Xbox Live Arcade and Windows 8 phones, featuring a soundtrack by DJ Makyo.
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Soundtrack to Don't Run With a Plasma Sword on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-08 - comments
Le Collectif Freigeist (Luc Vachon and Freigeist) has posted the soundtrack album to iOS sidescrolling platformer Don't Run With a Plasma Sword, developed by XperimentalZ Games. The twelve-track album is available to stream in full online, with XperimentalZ's Repulse-O soundtrack bundled with the download.
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Austin Wintory scores The Banner Saga

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2012-04-05 - comments
Austin Wintory, composer of Journey and Monaco, will be writing original music for The Banner Saga, a role-playing game about vikings, merged with turn-based strategy. Created by Stoic, an independent developer based in Austin, the title is currently being funded through Kickstarter.