The Essential Games Music Collection Vol. 1

Silva Screen and Digger’s Factory are releasing the 2011 orchestral arrangement album “The Essential Games Music Collection Vol. 1” on vinyl.

The release will be a single 140g black vinyl LP. It will be housed in a regular LP jacket with a slightly modified version of its original 2011 digital cover art. It will be limited to 1300 copies.

Preorders opened on July 14, 2020 and it is scheduled to release in September, 2020.

Bat Out Of HAL

Kirby’s Dream Band have released their video game music rock cover album, Bat Out Of HAL, on vinyl

The release is a single LP. It is housed in a single-pocket jacket with art by Maiko parodying the artwork of Meat Loaf’s “Bat Out Of Hell” album.

Preorders opened on March 20, 2020 and it was scheduled to release in June, 2020, but hit a minor delay and was released in early July, 2020.

This is the variant on red marbled colored vinyl, which is limited to approximately 100 copies. It was supposed to have the same colored swirl as the majority of copies, but the pressing plant made a mistake on the color on around 20% of the pressing so they came out red instead of purple.

Wai Wai World 1+2

On February 7, 2018 Ship To Shore PhonoCo. announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to Wai Wai World 2: SOS!! Parsley Jō on vinyl. They later confirmed that the release will also include the soundtrack to the first Wai Wai World.

The release is a 2LP. It is housed in a single-pocket jacket with new artwork by Mike Luckas. It includes a double-sided poster with artwork and liner notes by Anthony John Agnello.

Preorders opened on June 23, 2020 and it began shipping in early July, 2020.

This is the clear and yellow split with red and blue splatter color variant, which is exclusive to Black Screen Records.

Distant Worlds IV: More Music From Final Fantasy

AWR Records have releasing the soundtrack to the orchestral Final Fantasy arrangement album Distant Worlds IV on vinyl.

It is a 2LP on clear vinyl. It is housed in a gatefold jacket with photos from the recording sessions alongside performer credits.

Orders opened on June 18, 2020 and it began shipping out shortly after.

The Pink Album

This is an album made by Kirby’s Dream Band featuring rock covers of music from mainly Kirby’s Dream Land, but also Street Fighter II, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Chrono Trigger, Cave Story, Final Fantasy IV, and Pokémon Red & Blue.

It is a 2LP. It comes in a gatefold jacket with a pink front cover and gatefold art by Maiko with each band member drawn as Kirby.

This is the 2017 repress. It comes with an obi and the records are on cream white vinyl with pink splatter. It is limited to 250 copies.

Blaster Master

Retro Leaf Records will be releasing a Blaster Master arrangement album by the band Side-Scroller on vinyl.

The release will be a single LP on clear with black splatter colored vinyl. It will be housed in a regular LP jacket with new artwork by Drew Wise.

A few copies were sold by Retro Leaf, but the band themselves will handle the majority of preorders. There is currently no ETA on when orders will open.

Rush’n Attack Original NES Soundtrack

Spacelab9 will be releasing the NES soundtrack to the game Rush’n Attack (also known as Green Beret) on vinyl.

The release will be a 7″ on “rapid fire” red vinyl. It will be housed in a regular 7″ jacket with game art and comes with an 8-page booklet. It is limited to 250 copies.

Preorders opened on March 31, 2020 and it was scheduled to begin shipping in July, 2020, but was delayed and is now estimated to ship around September 22, 2020.

Ninja Gaiden

Hello Sir Records have released Bit Brigade’s Ninja Gaiden rock arrangement album on vinyl.

The release is  a single LP on “pearlescent” purple translucent vinyl with white swirl. It is housed in a single-pocket jacket with the game’s logo.

Orders opened on March 20, 2020 and they began shipping out shortly after.