Konami's online retailer Konamistyle has opened pre-orders for Genso Suikoden: Tsumugareshi Hyakunen no Toki for PlayStation Portable. The limited-edition bundle including a three-CD soundtrack and drama album will ship February 9 in Japan.
Square Enix has released the English language opening video sequence from Final Fantasy XIII-2. The role-playing game for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 begins with a battle between characters Lightning and Caius.
Composer Kouhei Tanaka is writing original music for PlayStation Vita title Gravity Rush. The action adventure game, due for release in Japan on February 9, is being directed by Siren series designer Keiichiro Toyama.
Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya's November 3 presentation "Behind the Scenes of Cave Story" has been archived on the Nico Nico Video service. The thirty-minute talk delivered to a full audience of Tokyo game enthusiasts was moderated by Takumi Naramura of Nigoro and Shoji Nakamura of Asterizm.
Konami has uploaded eleven minute-long samples from the upcoming Sdatcher radio drama and soundtrack album, which will go on sale on two CDs in Japan on December 14 through the Konamistyle website. The music tracks, composed by Akira Yamaoka, are available on YouTube.
Square Enix has updated the official soundtrack website for Final Fantasy XIII-2 with twelve music samples from the upcoming role-playing game for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, composed by Masashi Hamauzu, Naoshi Mizuta and Mitsuto Suzuki.
Square Enix has launched a teaser site for their Nintendo 3DS remake of 1998 Game Boy Color title Dragon Quest Monsters. Series composer Kouichi Sugiyama is listed as the composer for Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D.
Square Enix has announced a DVD release for the Final Fantasy XI Vana'Con live concert. Taking place on 11.11.11, the performance was emceed by composers Naoshi Mizuta and Kumi Tanioka, together with producer Hiromichi Tanaka.
Namco Bandai Games has posted the intro movie for PlayStation Vita launch title Touch My Katamari, called "Katamari no Vita" in Japan. The latest installment in the Katamari series will include music by Masahiko Osaka, Takeshi Nakatsuka and Sexy-Synthesizer.
Capcom has posted a five minute trailer for Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, which is due for release later this week. The freeze frame movie attempts to capture the eye-catching poses of Marvel comics in a moving, 3D computer generated movie.
Falcom's JDK Band has scheduled "X'mas Live" to take place at Yokohama Bay Hall on December 10. The show will feature music from The Legend Of Heroes: Trails Of Blue and various Ys series installments.
Square Enix has uploaded a cross-fade promotional video to YouTube previewing the latest installment in the SQ arrange album series. Due out November 23, Cafe SQ will feature renditions of videogame music by Deadball P, sasakure.UK, millstones, Schroeder Headz and Manami Morita.
Cave Story will be released for Nintendo DSiWare in Japan on November 22 by La-Mulana domestic publisher Asterizm. A new trailer for the game featuring some original animation has been uploaded to YouTube by Japanese developer Nigoro.