Elaine Li of chamber orchestra Select Start has released a game cover album titled Geshi Matsuri. The five track collection can be downloaded from Bandcamp for "name your price."
Joining Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition, publisher Rockstar has announced L.A. Noire: Complete Edition will be headed to consoles in November, including all downloadable content cases.
Composer Kenji Ito has posted an update on the participation of vocalists Kyoko Kishikawa and Noriko Fujimoto on his Mana arrange album Re:Birth.
Square Enix has announced two limited edition releases of Final Fantasy XIII-2 for Europe, each including soundtrack bundles. A Limited Collector's Edition will include a sampler CD, art book, collectible postcards and art print.
Naoshi Mizuta has posted two brief samples of Final Fantasy XI Soundtrack Plus track "Melodies Errant," from before and after mastering, to offer an idea of the effect the mastering process can have on sound quality.
Musician Elspeth Eastman is composing original music for Trip Harrison Origins, an interactive iOS comic book by independent developer Adventure Works. The soundtrack can be downloaded from Bandcamp for "name your price."
Hiroki Kikuta will be revising his role as composer on Sega's next 'Shining' series installment, following PlayStation Portable role-playing game Shining Hearts. Shining Blade is due out in spring of 2012 in Japan, also for the PSP.
Martin Straka has released his soundtrack to the independently produced title Trauma through Bandcamp. The point-and-click adventure game by Krystian Majewski tells the story of a young woman who survives a car accident.
The official PlayStation Blog has posted a music video preview for Okabu, due out tomorrow on the PlayStation Network. Developed by micro-studio HandCircus, the creators of Rolando, the PlayStation 3 puzzle title features kalimbas and marimbas.
Half-Minute Hero series producer Kenichiro Takagi discusses the franchise's multiple composer soundtracks, together with Michiko Naruke (Wild Arms), Masashi Hamauzu (Final Fantasy XIII), Hiroyuki Iwatsuki (Omega Five), YAMAPY_1 (Samurai Showdown series) and Yoshitaka Hirota (Shadow Hearts).
Capcom has officially announced Devil May Cry HD Collection for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles. While rumored for weeks, the game now has box art and screenshots attached to it, confirming the inclusion of Devil May Cry 1 through 3, remastered with high definition graphics.
Square Enix's Nintendo 3DS rhythm title Theatrhythm Final Fantasy will feature previously released music from Final Fantasy I through XIII. Samples of those tracks have been added to the キャラクター section of the game's official website.