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iam8bit ALSO releasing Viva Piñata and Battletoads In Battlemaniacs for Black Friday

Because I’m typing faster than iam8bit can upload their store I completely missed out on the other two releases in the previous post on Conker’s Bad Fur Day so here goes!

Grant Kirkhope’s soundtrack to Viva Piñata and David Wise’s soundtrack for Battletoads In Battlemaniacs are also both getting released for Black Friday.

Viva Piñata will be a 2LP on “sweet and sour” pink and green colored records. It will be housed in a jacket with new artwork by Ashton Dame.

Battletoads In Battlemaniacs will be a single LP on “toad” multicolor starburst vinyl. It will be housed in a jacket with new artwork by Dima Drjuchin.

Both will be remastered for these vinyl releases and include digital downloads (sent via e-mail and only if ordered from iam8bit).

Viva Piñata will be priced at $35 and Battletoads In Battlemaniacs at $28. Both are scheduled to release in Q2 2018.

Viva Piñata can be preordered from iam8bit’s US store here and their EU/UK store here from Black Friday (November 24, 2017).

Battletoads In Battlemaniacs can be preordered from iam8bit’s US store here and their EU/UK store here from Black Friday (November 24, 2017).

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Black Friday will be a bad fur day as iam8bit brings Conker’s Bad Fur Day to vinyl

iam8bit just announced that they will have Robin Beanland’s soundtrack for Conker’s Bad Fur Day for sale for Black Friday.

The release will be a 2LP on black vinyl housed in a jacket with new artwork by Joey Spiotto. The soundtrack will be remastered exclusively for this release and it comes with a digital download.

The release is priced at $35 and is scheduled to release in Q2 2018.

It can be preordered from iam8bit’s US store here and their UK/EU store here from Black Friday (November 24, 2017).

Conker's Bad Fur Day - Front & Record

Killer Cuts to receive a vinyl release via iam8bit

Ultra Combo – the official Killer Instinct website – have announced that the soundtrack to the first Killer Instinct game will be released on vinyl via iam8bit. The soundtrack is composed by Robin Beanland and Graeme Norgate and is titled Killer Cuts.

There will be three different versions of the soundtrack – one on Sabrewulf purple vinyl, one on Spinal clear vinyl, and a limited edition Fulgore green vinyl version. What’s special about the Fulgore version is that it will only be for sale during the EVO weekend (July 15-17) and after that it will be sold out forever. Additionally, people who purchase the Fulgore variant are also entered in a draw to win the custom-made Fulgore puppet used for the cover art. A download code for the digital soundtrack is included as well.

The artwork on these is done by Cory Schmitz, Ben Sifel, Austin James & Seth Cuddeback, while the puppets for the artwork has been done by Chelsea Bayouth.

As a nice little touch the records end in a locked groove on side A which will play the “c-c-c-combo breaker” shout.

All 3 versions we go up for sale on Friday via iam8bit’s webstore at 9am PDT and are scheduled to release in October. They can be preordered from iam8bit’s US store here or their UK store here.

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The Battletoads vinyl OST goes up for pre-order tomorrow alongside the soundtracks to Banjo Kazooie and Perfect Dark

Iam8bit pulled a big surprise move today when they announced that not only will the (previously announced) Battletoads vinyl soundtrack go up for pre-order tomorrow, but it will do so alongside two other Rare soundtracks – Banjo Kazooie and Perfect Dark.

David Wise’s Battletoads soundtrack will have very similar artwork and the same vinyl color as the SDCC Comic Con exclusive version, but will not have an embossed cover or a sound chip. It will also feature different gatefold artwork.

Grant Kirkhope’s Banjo Kazooie soundtrack will be on 2LP and come one brown and one red vinyl record. Grant Kirkhope, Graeme Norgate and David Clynick’s Perfect Dark soundtrack will also be a 2LP and come on red and blue splatter vinyl.

Update: All three are scheduled to be released in November.

All three releases will be limited to 3000 copies each. See artwork and vinyl colors below.

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Battletoads OST to be released on vinyl

Entertainment Weekly have announced that the infamous game Battletoads will have its official soundtrack by David Wise released on vinyl.

The initial pressing will be limited to 300 copies available exclusively at this years San Diego Comic-Con with exclusive artwork by Nick Gazin (known for doing the artwork to Run The Jewels’ releases) and with light green-in-green vinyl color effect . The whole shabang is being handled by iam8bit, who have said that there will be a release available for the general public later on, which will feature different artwork.

See the arwork below

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