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Heavy Rain Director's Cut includes soundtrack

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-11-03 - comments

The PlayStation Blog has posted an update on Quantic Dream's Heavy Rain Director's Cut, due out November 8. The PlayStation 3 exclusive will include the 16-track soundtrack by composer Normand Corbeil.

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Where is my Heart? launch trailer on the PlayStation Blog

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-11-02 - comments

Independent game studio Die Gute Fabrik will launch their debut title "Where is my Heart" on November 22, for use with PS3 and PSP. Bernie Schulenburg's puzzle game about a family of monsters features a music score by Alessandro Coronas.

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Dyad composer David Kanaga releases album amor fati

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-11-02 - comments

David Kanaga is currently composing music for the independently developed, psychedelic PlayStation Network racing title Dyad. Earlier today the musician, who won an IndieCade award this year for his music for Proteus, released a 16-track music album titled "amor fati."

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7th Dragon 2020 opening movie

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-11-02 - comments

Sega has posted the opening cinematic to PlayStation Portable role-playing game 7th Dragon 2020, due out November 23 in Japan. The intro depicts super deformed characters fighting gigantic dragons in near-future Japanese urban centers.

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Six Tekken composers DJ in Akihabara on November 19

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-11-02 - comments

Six composers from Namco Bandai's Tekken fighting game series will be performing music live for Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Driving Beats at Akihabara's Club Mogra.

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Zan-zan-zawa-veia debuts chiptune EP Mokè Mokè

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-11-01 - comments

Chiptune artist Zan-zan-zawa-veia has released an eight track album, four of which can be sampled in full on Bandcamp, titled "Mokè Mokè." Liner notes describe it as "A few songs about a dragon which lives in the bends of rivers."

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Sonic CD anniversary soundtrack album detailed

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-11-01 - comments

Following their release of the Sonic the Hedgehog 1 & 2 game soundtrack album, Sega is planning a 20th anniversary edition of the Sonic CD soundtrack album, due out November 23 in Japan.

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Nigoro Flash Games albums vol. 1 through 3 on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-11-01 - comments

Tokyo-based independent developer Nigoro has uploaded three albums to their new Bandcamp page. They include music from the Tokyo studio's Flash games Death Village (2007), Rose & Camellia (2007) and Miracle Witch (2011).

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Akira Yamaoka Q&A: Evangelion 3nd Impact

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-11-01 - comments

Recently in Japan, Grasshopper Manufacture released their PlayStation Portable rhythm game based on the Gainax anime Evangelion. The company's chief sound officer Akira Yamaoka wrote original music and adapted Shiro Sagisu's compositions for 3nd Impact.

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George & Jonathan release Beautiful Lifestyle album

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-10-31 - comments

Chip music group George & Jonathan (George Michael Brower and Jonathan Baken) have released their third album on Bandcamp, entitled Beautiful Lifestyle. The duo utilizes Daisuke Amaya's PxTone Collage software to write their original music.

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GuitarFreaksXG2 & DrumManiaXG2 2nd season samples online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-10-31 - comments

Konamistyle has uploaded samples of 37 music tracks from the GuitarFreaksXG2 & DrumManiaXG2 2nd Season soundtrack, available as minute-long movie files viewable on the konamistyle573 YouTube channel, including two by series composer Sota Fujimori.

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Senritsu no Stratus soundtrack samples on YouTube

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-10-31 - comments

Konami's online retailer Konamistyle has wisely done away with .asx file format soundtrack samples in place of YouTube uploads. Ten such music samples from Senritsu no Stratus are currently available to hear online.

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Beyond the Labyrinth soundtrack samples online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-10-31 - comments

The Konamistyle website has updated their Beyond the Labyrinth soundtrack album page with ten music samples from the game. The samples, uploaded individually to YouTube, are each under a minute in length.

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Vampire Variations tributes to Castlevania

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-10-31 - comments
Nitro Game Injection and project director Alexandre Mourey have released two volumes of the Vampire Variations. The Castlevania and Rondo of Blood tribute albums were created to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Konami action game series, featuring arrangements by multiple artists.
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Nobuyoshi Sano at SQ Party Level2 on YouTube

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2011-10-30 - comments

Footage of Nobuyoshi Sano's half-hour performance at the recent SQ Party Level2 (NieR night) at 2.5D Lounge has been uploaded to YouTube, recorded off of the live Ustream feed.