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iam8bit to release the Psychonauts 2 soundtrack on vinyl

iam8bit are releasing the soundtrack to mind-bending platform adventure game Psychonauts 2 on vinyl and preorders are now live.

They will be releasing the soundtrack in two versions a truncated 2LP collection and a complete 6LP set with all 3 volumes of the soundtrack.

The 2LP will come on “psychedelic” green splatter colored vinyl and will be housed in a jacket with new artwork by Arno Kiss.
The 6LP will come on green, purple, and yellow “psychedelic” splatter colored vinyl and will be housed in a box set with artwork by Arno Kiss. It will also include a slipmat.

The 2LP is priced at $42 and the 6LP at $130. Both are scheduled to release in Q2 2023. The 2LP can be preordered via iam8bit here and the box set here.

EU folks will seemingly be able to preorder via Black Screen Records at a later time.

Psychonauts 2 - 2LP
Psychonauts 2 - Box Set

Fangamer’s Brütal Legend vinyl reissue will be available today

Late last year Fangamer announced that they would be reissuing the long sold out vinyl release for the score to heavy metal action-adventure game Brütal Legend on vinyl. And today it will finally be available to order.

The release will be a single LP on black with white splatter colored vinyl. It will be housed in a gatefold jacket with new artwork on the front and back from Lee Petty, while the gatefold art is identical to the original 2013 vinyl release. It also includes a poster, which is digitally signed by Lee Petty and hand-signed by Tim Schafer. The release is limited to 666 copies.

It is priced at $29 and it will be available from Fangamer here at 9AM PT today (July 23).
A limited number of copies will also be available from Black Screen Records in Europe here and as well as from Chipfreq in the UK here at the same time (6PM CET / 5PM BST).

Brütal Legend - Front
Brütal Legend - Gatefold
Brütal Legend - Back

Grim Fandango getting a vinyl release from iam8bit

iam8bit have announced that they will be releasing the soundtrack to Grim Fandango on vinyl. It will be the orchestral re-recording that was made for the remastered version of the game.

The release will be a 2LP on black vinyl and comes in a die-cut jacket where you can change Manny’s face by switching around the printed inner sleeves. Artwork for this release is done by Holly Rothrock.

The release is priced at $40 and is scheduled to release in Q1 2019. It can be preordered from iam8bit’s online store here.

Grim Fandango - Front Grim Fandango - Inner Sleeves Front Grim Fandango - Inner Sleeves Back

Double Fine’s Psychonauts and Broken Age soundtracks will be released on vinyl by iam8bit

And there’s more new announcements from iam8bit today as Double Fine just announced that the two of them have partnered up for releasing Peter McConnell’s soundtracks to Psychonauts and Broken Age on vinyl.

For now all they’ve disclosed is that the two soundtracks will be available at PAX West in exclusive editions limited to 500 each (see images below) and that iam8bit will have non-exclusive versions up on their site soon.

The PAX exclusive Psychonauts release will be a single LP on “brain splatter” colored vinyl with artwork by Lunar Saloon.
The PAX exclusive Broken Age release will be a 2LP release in a gatefold jacket with one record on “Vella” pink and “Shay” blue marbled vinyl with artwork by Nathan “Bagel” Stapley.

Both PAX releases will be limited to 500 copies and include both a game download and a download for the digital copy of the soundtrack.

This post will be updated as soon as there are more news available on the non-exclusive variants.

UPDATE: Non-exclusive variants were announced on September 8 and will feature Psychonauts on pink vinyl available in the US here and in the UK/EU here.

Broken Age will come on orange and clear vinyl and will be available in the US here and the UK/EU here.

Both are scheduled to release October, 2016.

Psychonauts - Pax Mockup

Broken Age - PAX Records MockupBroken Age - PAX Records Mockup Broken Age - PAX Sleeve Mockup Broken Age - PAX Gatefold Mockup