Mega Man X1-8: The Collection

Laced Records have released a selection of 210 tracks from all 8 games in the Mega Man X series on vinyl.

The release is a 180g 8LP box set. They are housed in individual sleeves inside a slipcase box set. The box and sleeves feature new artwork by Ultimatemaverickx.

Preorders opened on June 26, 2020 and it released in early September, 2020.

This is the retail edition on black vinyl.

Snake Rattle N Roll Original Soundtrack

Fangamer have released the soundtracks to both the SNES and Mega Drive/Genesis version of Snake Rattle ‘N’ Roll on vinyl.

The release is a single LP on clear with red and blue splatter colored vinyl. It is housed in a gatefold jacket with new artwork by Aimee Cairns.

Preorders opened on August 4, 2020 and it began shipping shortly after.

MOTHER 2: ギーグの逆襲

Ship To Shore Phono Co. are also releasing the original soundtrack to the second game in the MOTHER series (known as EarthBound outside Japan). The soundtrack was composed by Hirokazu Tanaka and Keiichi Suzuki (with two tracks also composed by Hiroshi Kanazu). This vinyl version features the same music and tracklisting as the 1994 CD release.

The release is a 2LP and comes housed in a gatefold jacket with an obi strip.

This is part of the 2019 run of repressings, that came from different lacquers than the first run.

This is the red translucent colored vinyl retail variant.

Benyamin Nuss Plays Uematsu

Wayô Records have released a 10th anniversary vinyl edition of Benyamin Nuss’ “Nuss Plays Uematsu” piano arrangement album.

The release will be a single LP. It comes in a regular LP jacket with the same artwork as the original CD release. It includes an insert with liner notes and credits.

Preorders opened on March 28, 2020 and it was scheduled to release in June, 2020. However, it received a minor delay and released in mid-July, 2020.

This is the standard edition on black vinyl.

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.

Mega Man X1-8: The Collection

Laced Records have released a selection of 210 tracks from all 8 games in the Mega Man X series on vinyl.

The release is a 180g 8LP box set. They are housed in individual sleeves inside a slipcase box set. The box and sleeves feature new artwork by Ultimatemaverickx.

Preorders opened on June 26, 2020 and it released in early September, 2020.

This is the limited edition on yellow and purple translucent colored vinyl, which was available exclusively from Laced 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.

Benyamin Nuss Plays Uematsu

Wayô Records have released a 10th anniversary vinyl edition of Benyamin Nuss’ “Nuss Plays Uematsu” piano arrangement album.

The release will be a single LP. It comes in a regular LP jacket with the same artwork as the original CD release. It includes an insert with liner notes and credits.

Preorders opened on March 28, 2020 and it was scheduled to release in June, 2020. However, it received a minor delay and released in mid-July, 2020.

This is the collector’s edition on white and black split colored vinyl. It is limited to 300 copies and includes an art insert signed by Benyamin Nuss.

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 “sunset” purple swirl colored vinyl, which is limited to approximately 400 copies.