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.
Earlier this month Brave Wave announced a whole slew of upcoming titles including the final title in the Art Of Fighting series of Neo-Geo fighting games – Art Of Fighting 3: The Path Of The Warrior.
The release will be a 2LP with one record on clear and the other on orange colored vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with game art. It will also include a booklet with artwork and liner notes as well as a download code.
A limited number of copes that comes with an A4 poster signed by pixel artist Nobuyuki Kuroki will also be available.
A boxed collection of all three Art Of Fighting releases is also available to preorder, as well as an empty box for those who already own the previous releases.
It is priced at $38/€35 (signed copies at $48/€45) and is an open preorder from now and until December 13, 2020 on Limited Run Games. It is scheduled to release in February, 2021.
Brave Wave announced a partnership with Sunsoft late last month and now we are seeing the fruits of that as they are opening preorders for the vinyl soundtracks to Blaster Master Zero and Blaster Master Zero 2. Both of these will be part of their Generation Series.
Both soundtracks will be available individually on 180g 2LP sets housed in gatefold jackets with game art. Additionally they will also be made available together in a 4LP box set housing both gatefold sets. The box set will come in two variants – a standard black variant as well as a limited edition variant on pink, red, blue and purple colored vinyl. The limited edition will be signed by composer Ippo Yamada and will be limited to 550 copies total.
All variants of these releases will include a booklet with artwork and liner notes from people involved with the game. A download card for a digital copy of the soundtrack will also be included.
The standard editions will be priced at $38/€36 each, while the standard box will be $90 and the limited box set $100/€90. They are available to preorder now from BigWax from these links:
As announced previously this past week, Brave Wave have now opened up preorders for the vinyl soundtracks to the latest installment in the legendary beat-’em-up series Streets Of Rage as well as the classic fighting game Fatal Fury: King Of Fighters.
The Streets Of Rage 4 soundtrack will be a 180g 3LP set. It appears to be housed in a box set (although this is not confirmed) that will feature new artwork by Hitoshi Ariga and Ayano Koshiro. It will include a booklet featuring interviews with all the composers, Hitoshi Ariga, Ayano Koshiro, and several members of the game’s development team.
It will be available on standard black vinyl as well as on a red, blue and white colored vinyl limited set. The limited set is signed by composers Olivier Derivière and Yuzo Koshiro and is limited to 1000 copies.
The Fatal Fury soundtrack will be a single 150g LP. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with game art. It will include a booklet featuring artwork and liner notes.
It will be available on standard black vinyl as well as on a silver colored vinyl limited edition. The limit set is signed by composer TARKAN and artist Youichiro Soeda and is limited to 400 copies.
Both releases will include a digital download code for the full digital soundtracks to their respective game.
As announced earlier this year Brave Wave are releasing the soundtrack to Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night on vinyl.
The release will be a 4LP box set on 150g vinyl and will include booklet with liner notes by creator Koji Igarashi and composer Michiru Yamane, as well as a digital download for the full soundtrack. It will be available in limited and standard variants. The limited edition comes on pink, purple, gold, and silver colored vinyl and includes an A4 poster signed by Koji Igarashi and Michiru Yamane. The standard variant comes on black vinyl and without a poster.
Preorders for Brave Wave’s next entry in their Generation Series – the soundtrack to the Neo Geo and Neo Geo CD versions of Samurai Shodown – are about to go live.
The release will be a 3LP on black, white and red vinyl. It will be housed in a two-piece box set and will also come with a booklet with interviews and liner notes. A download card will also be included.
300 copies will also be available with an art print signed by series creator Yasushi Adachi and composer Norio Tate.
The regular edition is priced at $50, while the signed is priced at $60. It is scheduled to ship in 1-3 months.
Brave Wave have just opened up orders for two new game soundtracks. One is for the 1995 Neo Geo game Pulstar and the other is for the new PSVR game Jupiter & Mars.
Pulstar will be a 2LP on black vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with never-before released artwork from the game’s development on the outer jacket and original game art on the inner. It will include a booklet with artwork and interviews from people involved with the game. 150 signed copies will be made available (75 for US/Canada distro and 75 for European/ROW distro).
Jupiter & Mars will be a 2LP on black vinyl. It appears to be housed in a gatefold jacket with art by Arkotype. It will also include a booklet with interviews.
Both are priced at $35 and are scheduled to being shipping in early September, 2019.
The release will be a 2LP housed in a gatefold jacket with new artwork by Hitoshi Ariga and Ayano Koshiro. It will be available in two color variants – a standard with one disc on red and the other on black vinyl, and a limited edition with one record on gold and the other on silver vinyl. The limited edition is limited to 125 copies in the EU and an unannounced allocation for the US.
As usual it will also come with a booklet with liner notes by people involved with the game and the vinyl release, as well as a download code for a digital copy of the soundtrack.
Earlier this week Brave Wave announced that preorders would be opening for their Art Of Fighting 2 The Definitive Soundtrack. This will also be a new entry in their Generation Series.
The release will be a 2LP with one record on clear vinyl and the other on orange translucent vinyl. It will come in a gatefold jacket with artwork by Shinkiro taken from SNK’s archives. It will include a booklet with interviews and liner notes, as well as a digital download code.
Additionally, a small number of copies will be signed by Yasuyuki Oda and Youichiro Soed.