Battletoads: Smash Hits

iam8bit have announced that they are releasing the soundtracks to both the 1991 original and 2020 reboot versions of Battletoads together on vinyl.

The release will be a 2LP on “Pimple” pink colored vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with a pop-out fist with artwork by Alex Pardee.

Preorders opened on August 20, 2020 and it is scheduled to release in Q4, 2020.

Final Fantasy III -Four Souls-

For the game’s 30th anniversary Square Enix will be releasing a vinyl album with four arrangement tracks alongside the original versions of the same tracks of music from Final Fantasy III.

The release will be a single LP, but there is currently no other information on the packaging and looks of the release.

Preorders opened on August 26, 2020 and it is scheduled to release on November 18, 2020.

Sounds Of Summer 2020

Black Screen Records are releasing a free vinyl compilation album with music from 14 different indie games to celebrate their fifth anniversary.

The release will be a single LP on 180g black vinyl. It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket with artwork by Drew Wise.

Preorders opened on August 3, 2020 and it is scheduled to release in October, 2020.

Life Force

On February 7, 2018 Ship To Shore PhonoCo. announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to Salamander (also known as Life Force) on vinyl.

It features the Famicom/NES soundtrack on one side and the MSX soundtrack on the other.

The release is a single LP. It comes in a regular LP jacket with new artwork by T-Bone & Aljax. It includes a 12″x24″ poster with liner notes by Anthony John Agnello on one side and artwork on the other.

Preorders opened on March 24, 2020.

This is the “Neon Thrust” yellow colored vinyl. It is limited to 100 copies and was available exclusively from The Yetee. It released on April 29, 2020.

Life Force

On February 7, 2018 Ship To Shore PhonoCo. announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to Salamander (also known as Life Force) on vinyl.

It features the Famicom/NES soundtrack on one side and the MSX soundtrack on the other.

The release is a single LP. It comes in a regular LP jacket with new artwork by T-Bone & Aljax. It includes a 12″x24″ poster with liner notes by Anthony John Agnello on one side and artwork on the other.

Preorders opened on March 24, 2020.

This is the gold and purple split with white splatter color variant. It was available exclusively from Black Screen Records. It began shipping out in early April, 2020.

Life Force

On February 7, 2018 Ship To Shore PhonoCo. announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to Salamander (also known as Life Force) on vinyl.

It features the Famicom/NES soundtrack on one side and the MSX soundtrack on the other.

The release is a single LP. It comes in a regular LP jacket with new artwork by T-Bone & Aljax. It includes a 12″x24″ poster with liner notes by Anthony John Agnello on one side and artwork on the other.

Preorders opened on March 24, 2020.

This is the red and purple “Brain Golem” swirl. It is limited to 125 copies and was available exclusively from One Run Records. It began shipping in late April, 2020.

Life Force

On February 7, 2018 Ship To Shore PhonoCo. announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to Salamander (also known as Life Force) on vinyl.

It features the Famicom/NES soundtrack on one side and the MSX soundtrack on the other.

The release is a single LP. It comes in a regular LP jacket with new artwork by T-Bone & Aljax. It includes a 12″x24″ poster with liner notes by Anthony John Agnello on one side and artwork on the other.

Preorders opened on March 24, 2020.

This is the clear retail variant. It began shipping in May, 2020 after being delayed due to COVID-19.

Life Force

On February 7, 2018 Ship To Shore PhonoCo. announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to Salamander (also known as Life Force) on vinyl.

It features the Famicom/NES soundtrack on one side and the MSX soundtrack on the other.

The release is a single LP. It comes in a regular LP jacket with new artwork by T-Bone & Aljax. It includes a 12″x24″ poster with liner notes by Anthony John Agnello on one side and artwork on the other.

Preorders opened on March 24, 2020.

This is the clear with orange splatter colored edition. It was available exclusively from Ship To Shore PhonoCo. It began shipping in May, 2020 after being delayed due to COVID-19.

MOTHER

In Fall 2019 Sony Music Japan announced that their sublabel Great Tracks would be releasing a 30th anniversary edition of the MOTHER soundtrack on vinyl.

The release is a 2LP on clear vinyl. It is housed in a gatefold jacket with artwork by Katsumi Asaba and Masaharu Takada.

It released on December 25, 2019 and was followed by an identical repress in January, 2020.

The release is almost identical to the Ship To Shore releases of this soundtrack, but this one features an extended version of the medley track “The World Of MOTHER” on Side D and doesn’t come with an obi. There are also minor differences in the layout and package design.

MOTHER (Original Soundtrack)

Ship To Shore Phono Co. succesfully funded a Kickstarter-campaign that allowed them to officially release the orchestral soundtrack to the first game in the MOTHER series (known as Earthbound Beginnings in the West).

The release is a 2LP housed in a gatefold jacket.

This is the 2019 repress on “Ana” pink vinyl.