Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness Episode 3 has been resurrected by developer Zeboid Games and is due out in 2012.
Team Entertainment has announced "Tales Of Series Battle Arrange Tracks 2, Featuring Motoi Sakuraba." The composer is reportedly choosing hard rock as the dominant style on the album.
Hideki Sakamoto discusses his soundtrack to PlayStation Move puzzler echochrome ii for PlayStation 3, distinguished by having the longest single video game soundtrack composition in history.
PixelJunk Eden art and music director Baiyon has opened the official website for his record label Descanso, whose publications include in the collaborations 03 EP, featuring music by legendary NES game composer Hip Tanaka.
Tomas Dvorak (Floex), the composer of the Machinarium and Samorost 2 game scores, has released the single "Casanova" for free download via Bandcamp. The music tracks will appear on the artist's upcoming album Zorya.
Cave composer Ryu Umemoto passed away on August 17 at the age of 37. The news was posted to the musician's twitter account by friends, together with the statement "Thank you for all of your encouragement in the past."
Game composer Howard Drossin (Sonic & Knuckles, Afro Samurai) discusses his recently self-published soundtrack album for Namco Bandai Games' Splatterhouse (Xbox 360/PS3) and 13-track free remix album, released through Bandcamp.
Akira Yamaoka discusses the creation of the fundraising initiative Play For Japan: The Album, whose proceeds will go to charity. He is joined by charity album participants Hip Tanaka.β and Mitsuto Suzuki.
Chiptune artist Omodaka combines traditional Japanese and early game console music styles. In addition, a full music video for "Hietsuki Bushi" can be viewed on YouTube, created by the Tokyo artist's studio Far East Recording.
Grasshopper Manufacture's chief sound officer Akira Yamaoka made an appearance at Gamescom to introduce Black Knight Sword, developed by Digital Reality of Sine Mora.
Musician Stemage (Grant Henry) of cover band Metroid Metal has released his latest studio album, entitled Zero Over Zero, distributed through Silent Uproar Records.