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.
Soo Jeong Bae has written original music for LoadComplete's Bumping Bears for iPhone and iPad. The mobile virtual pets game invites you to breed adorable bears who live on cookies and donuts.
Composer Afshin Toufighian has released the soundtrack to Dungeon Defenders. Available through Steam, the tower defense action-RPG supporting four-player online and local (splitscreen) co-op was developed by indie studio Trendy Entertainment.
8-Bit Operators have released the second volume of their Beatles chiptune tribute album, "Wanna Hld Yr Handheld." The new songs include "Nowhere Man" by Kkrusty, "Don't Pass Me By" by Bud Melvin & Jessica Billey, and "I Want You (She's So Heavy)" by Cheap Dinosaurs.
Game composer Mattias Häggström Gerdt has released an EP of music from Cobalt, Mojang's upcoming 2D action game, developed by Oxeye. The EP includes remixes by C418 (Minecraft), SoulEye (VVVVVV), Chris Geehan (Bitejacker Undead on Arrival) and Whitaker Blackall (Velocispider).
Game developer and musician Bradley Smith of Ontario, Canada has released an 11-track chiptune album titled "Classic Chips." The compilation includes music by classical composers Debussy, Bach and Arnold Schönberg, performed on a Nintendo Entertainment System and related chipsets.
Chip music artist and game composer Disasterpeace (Rich Vreeland) has posted his soundtrack to ZONR for download on Bandcamp. The game title is a frantic action puzzle game from KlickTock, available for free for iOS devices.
Game composer Laura Shigihara of Plants vs Zombies and Melolune has uploaded a new Minecraft-inspired music video, titled "Cube Land," in anticipation of MineCon.
Game designer Zach Gage has released interactive spelling game SpellTower for iPad. Pick your words wisely! As you do, more tiles rise from the bottom of the screen, and it'll take all of your lexicological wits and tactical know-how to keep them down. Music for the trailer is by Kurt Bieg.
Nominations for the VGA Awards have been announced. Bastion, Portal 2 and Dragon Age II have songs up for awards, with best score nominations going to Bastion, Portal 2, Batman Arkham City and Deus Ex Human Revolution.
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.