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Brave Wave’s arrangement album GIANTS getting a vinyl release via Black Screen Records

Long in the making, Brave Wave’s arrangement album GIANTS is finally available to preorder. Black Screen Records are handling the vinyl release.
The album will feature new takes on music from Celeste, Gimmick!, Mega Man, Mega Man 2, Mega Man 3, Ninja Gaiden II, Ninja Gaiden III, Panzer Dragoon Saga, Pulstar and Shovel Knight – alongside several new original tracks from a wide range of acclaimed game music composers.

The release will be a 3LP set on 180g “curacao” light blue colored vinyl. It will be housed in a box set with new art by Matt Cummings and Caspian Whistler. It will also include a 20-page booklet.
A deluxe version of the box set is also available, which will also include a tape with demo track and early recordings, a print signed by the participating composers, and the boxes will be individually numbered.

It is priced at €69 for the standard set and €99 for the deluxe version. It can be preordered via Black Screen Records here and via Brave Wave’s Bandcamp here (also fulfilled via Black Screen Records, though). It is scheduled to release in April, 2024.

US distro is available via the Materia Store here, UK distro is available via Chipfreq here, and Canadian distro via Very Ok Vinyl here.

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GIANTS - Promo

Streets Of Rage 4: Mr. X Nightmare soundtrack getting vinyl release via Brave Wave

Brave Wave are releasing the soundtrack to the Streets Of Rage 4 DLC Mr. X Nightmare on vinyl as part of their Generation Series.

The release is a single LP on black vinyl. It will be housed in a single-pocket jacket with game art.

It is priced at $30 and is in hand and ready to ship. It can be preordered via Limited Run Games here.

UPDATE: It was previously noted that it would ship in 5-8 months, but this is incorrect and according to Limited Run Games it is actually in stock already.

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Brave Wave’s Ketsui -Kizuna Jigoku Tachi- vinyl soundtrack up for preorder

A few days ago Limited Run Games announced that Brave Wave would be releasing the soundtrack to the shoot ’em up Ketsui -Kizuna Jigoku Tachi- on vinyl.

The release will be a 2LP with one record on orange and the other on green colored vinyl. They will be housed in a jacket with game art. It comes with a booklet with art and liner notes as well as a digital download code.
A limited edition of 300 copies that comes with a poster signed by composer Manabu Namiki will also be made available with 250 copies for Limited Run Games and 50 for BigWax.

It is priced at $40/€35 ($50/€40 for the limited edition) and is scheduled to release in Q4 2021.
It can be preordered from BigWax here now and via Limited Run Games here for the standard version and here for the limited edition later today at 10AM ET.

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Brave Wave’s The King Of Fighters ’94 and ’95 vinyl releases up for preorder

Brave Wave have the next two releases in their series of The King Of Fighters soundtracks up for preorder – this time it’s ’94 and ’95 getting the treatment.

Both albums will be single LP releases housed in single-pocket jackets with game art and will come with booklets featuring liner notes and digital download cards.
’94 will come on orange vinyl and ’95 on blue vinyl.

A limited edition bundle featuring both LPs and a poster signed by series director Toyohisa Tanabe. 250 copies of this will be available from Limited Run Games and 50 copies from BigWax.

Both LPs are priced at $28/€25 and are scheduled to release in Q4 2021.

’94 can be preordered from BigWax here now. It will be available from Limited Run Games here at 10AM EST later today.

’95 can be preordered from BigWax here now. It will be available from Limited Run Games here at 10AM EST later today.

The signed bundle can be preordered from BigWax here. It will be available from Limited Run Games alongside an unsigned bundle available at 10AM EST later today.

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The King Of Fighters '95 - Front

Brave Wave’s The King Of Fighters 2002 vinyl release is now up for preorder

Last year Brave Wave announced that they’re working on releasing the soundtracks to the majority of the games in the The King Of Fighters series and now they are ready with vinyl preorders for The King Of Fighters 2002.

The release will be a 150g 2LP with one record on white and the other on red colored vinyl. It will be housed in a jacket with game art and includes a booklet with art and liner notes as well as a digital download card.
They are also offering a limited edition of 300 copies (250 for Limited Run Games and 50 for BigWax) that include an A4 print signed by artist Eisuke Ogura.

It is priced at €36/$40 for the standard and €46/$50 for the limited edition and is scheduled to release in Q4 2021.
It can be preordered via BigWax here now. It can also be preordered via Limited Run Games here for the standard edition and here for the limited edition later today at 10AM ET.

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Preorders for Brave Wave’s The King Of Fighters 2000 vinyl soundtrack now live

Brave Wave have previously announced that they plan on releasing the soundtracks to The King Of Fighters ’94-2003 on vinyl before the end of 2022 and now they have opened up preorders for their second release of these – the soundtrack to The King Of Fighters 2000.

The release will be a 150g 2LP with one record on red and the other on blue colored vinyl. It will be housed in a jacket with game art and will include a booklet with liner notes and a download card.
Additionally, there will also be 300 copies with an A4 poster signed by composer Hideki “sha-V” Asanaka available (50 available on BigWax, 250 on Limited Run Games).

It is priced at $40 ($50 for signed) and is scheduled to release in August, 2021. It can be preordered from BigWax here now.
Later today at 10AM EST it will also be available from Limited Run Games for the signed version here and the standard version here.

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Panzer Dragoon: Remake vinyl soundtrack from Brave Wave up for preorder

Brave Wave are releasing the new rearranged score by Saori Kobayashi for Panzer Dragoon: Remake on vinyl.

The release will be a 2LP with one record on blue and the other on orange colored vinyl. It will be house din a gatefold jacket with game art. It will include a booklet with liner notes as well as a download card.
There will also be 500 copies available, which will come with an A4 poster signed by Saori Kobayashi.

It is priced at €40/$40 (€40/$50 for the signed version) and is scheduled to release in May, 2021.
It can be preordered via BigWax now here, and via Limited Run Games here for the standard and here for the signed version later today at 10AM ET.

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Preorders for Brave Wave’s DoDonPachi SaiDaiOuJou vinyl soundtrack now up

Earlier this year Brave Wave announced that they would be releasing the soundtrack to vertical shooter DoDonPachi SaiDaiOuJou on vinyl – and now preorders are live.

The release will be a single LP on green translucent vinyl. It will be housed in a regular LP jacket with game art. It will include a booklet with liner notes and a download card.

It is priced at €30/$28 and is scheduled to release in May, 2021. It will be an open preorder from today and until January 10, 2021.

It is available to preorder from BigWax here now, and will be available from Limited Run Games here at 10AM ET later today.

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Brave Wave’s Shovel Knight: King Of Cards 3LP now up for preorder

Back in 2016 Brave Wave announced that they would release the soundtrack to Shovel Knight and all its upcoming expansions. Now more than 4 years later they are readying their final Shovel Knight release – the soundtrack to Shovel Knight: King Of Cards.

And it’s not just the King Of Cards, but it will also feature the music from Shovel Knight: Showdown as well as a selection of tracks from the original Shovel Knight, that was not included on the first vinyl release.

The release will be a 3LP with one record on gold, one on red and one on white colored vinyl. It appears to be housed in a gatefold jacket that will feature new artwork by Hitoshi Ariga with coloring by Ayano Koshiro. It will include a booklet with artwork and liner notes as well as a download card.
As always there will also be a signed version available, which will come with an A4 poster signed by artists Hitoshi Ariga.

They are also releasing a Shovel Knight Treasure Trove box set, which includes all four Shovel Knight vinyl albums together in a box. If you already have the previous albums you can buy the box set separately as well.

The 3LP is priced at $50/€60 ($60/€60 for the signed version) and the box set is priced at €165. They are all scheduled to release in March, 2021.

The 3LP can be preordered from BigWax here now and the box set can be preordered here.

The 3LP signed version can also be preordered from Limited Run Games here and the standard version here. The box set here is not listed on Limited Run Games as of posting, but I will update with a link later. Limited Run Games will open preorders on 10AM ET today.

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Shovel Knight - Box

Brave Wave’s Shenmue III vinyl release is now up for preorder

Earlier this Fall Brave Wave announced that they would release the soundtrack to the action adventure game Shenmue III on vinyl in a series of different versions and now preorders have opened.

The Shenmue III complete soundtrack has a little overlap with 3 tracks also present on Data Discs Shenmue LP and 4 tracks on their upcoming Shenmue II LP.

It will be available in the following versions:

– A complete soundtrack housed in an 11LP box set featuring new artwork by original Shenmue artist Kenji Miyawaki. Each record comes on a different color vinyl and will be housed in individual sleeves with game artwork.
There will also be 500 copies available that include an A4 poster signed by game creator Yu Suzuki.

– A 5LP “Vol. 1 Bailu Village” box set containg music from the first half of the game. The box set will feature each record on a different color vinyl and they will be housed in individual sleeves with game art.

– A 6LP “Vol. 2 Niaowu” box set containg music from the second half of the game. The box set will feature each record on a different color vinyl and they will be housed in individual sleeves with game art.

– A 2LP on gold and silver colored vinyl that features a selection of tracks from the soundtrack. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with game art.

All sets will include a booklet with artwork and liner notes, as well as a download code for a digital copy of the soundtrack.

All versions of this release are set to come out around April, 2021.

The 11LP signed set can be preordered for €350 from BigWax here now and for $350 from Limited Run Games here at 10AM ET.

The 11LP standard set can be preordered for €300 from BigWax here now and for $300 from Limited Run Games here at 10AM ET.

The 5LP Vol. 1 set can be preordered for €125 from BigWax here now and for $125 from Limited Run Games here at 10AM ET.

The 6LP Vol. 2 set can be preordered for €125 from BigWax here now and for $150 from Limited Run Games here at 10AM ET.

The 2LP set can be preordered for €40 from BigWax here now and for $40 from Limited Run Games here at 10AM ET.

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Shenmue III - Vol. 1 Box
Shenmue III - Vol. 2 Box
Shenmue III - 2LP