Tokyo-based game sound studio Basiscape has released the soundtrack to Valkyria Chronicles 2 on iTunes. The two-disc, 47-track album is available to sample and purchase online, containing music from the PlayStation Portable strategy title, composed by Hitoshi Sakimoto.
Basiscape has announced that the sound studio will release digital soundtrack albums for Nintendo Wii titles Opoona and Muramasa: The Demon Blade on Wednesday, March 28. The music collections, previously published to disc, will be available to sample and purchase on iTunes.
Seth and Michelle of 8 Bit Weapon have released a new album, available to stream in full and purchase on Bandcamp. The 17-track collection recorded in Los Angeles capitalizes on the music group's familiarity with the sound styles of '70s and '80s.
Namco Bandai Games' netlabel Namco Sounds has posted the soundtrack album for Tekken 5 Dark Resurrection to iTunes. Samples of all 35 tracks from the arcade and PlayStation Portable fighting game are available online, composed by Keiichi Okabe, Hiroshi Okubo and other artists.
Final Fantasy XIII series musicians Masashi Hamauzu and vocalist Mina have uploaded a music video for their song "Imeruat." The five-minute YouTube video is composed of numerous photographs taken on the artists' overseas tour in 2011.
TPR of Phoenix Rise Music, a 24-year-old pianist from the South of England, has focused on the darker aspects of Nobuo Uematsu's first PlayStation RPG score with the release of classically inspired fan arrange album "A Melancholy Tribute to Final Fantasy VII." The thirteen track tribute album is currently available for purchase on Amazon, iTunes and CD Baby.
Namco Bandai Games' digital distribution label Namco Sounds has released the soundtrack to Tekken 3 on iTunes. The 45-track album includes both arcade and PlayStation 2 renditions of themes from the fighting game soundtrack, composed by Nobuyoshi Sano, Keiichi Okabe, Hiroyuki Kawada, Minamo Takahashi and Yu Miyake. Brief samples of each track are available online.
Namco Sounds has released the soundtrack to Tekken 4 through iTunes. The 42-track album from the arcade and PlayStation 2 fighting game by Namco Bandai Games features music by Yu Miyake, Akitaka Tohyama and Satoru Kosaki, originally released on two compact discs in 2002.
Namco Sounds has released Tekken Tag Tournament Complete Sound Track through iTunes. The 48-track album includes both renditions of music found in the PlayStation 2 and arcade releases of the fighting game by Namco Bandai. Music is by Nobuyoshi Sano, Akitaka Tohyama, Keiichi Okabe, Yu Miyake, Rio Hamamoto, Yoshihito Yano and Satoru Kosaki.
Arrange album Armored Core Reprises has been released through iTunes in Japan. Brief samples of each of the fifteen music tracks, by composer Kota Hoshino and the FreQuency music group, are currently available online.
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.
Open Emotion Studios of Limerick, Ireland has released the soundtrack to PS Minis puzzle platformer Revoltin' Youth. The twelve-track digital album features original music by chiptune artists George & Jonathan (The Best Music), Sabrepulse (Bit Pilot) and 8 Bit Legend (Open Emotion CEO).
The soundtracks to Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception are now available for purchase on iTunes and the PlayStation Network. A physical release of the latest game score is due out November 15.