Shinobi III: Return Of The Ninja Master, Super Hang-On, Out Run, and Streets Of Rage 2 have been officially confirmed to be released on vinyl by Data Discs.
Shinobi III and Streets Of Rage 2 had already been confirmed via comments on social media, but this is the first major announcement with new information that they’ve had.
Coming up first is Shinobi III: Return Of The Ninja Master. The soundtrack by Hirofumi Murasaki, Morihiko Akiyama and Masayuki Nagao will come in three color variants – classic black, oxblood, and oxblood/bone split. The album will furthermore feature an OBI strip and a foldout poster with original artwork. It will be available to order from October 2, 2015 and from the sound of it, these are ready to ship – no mentions of pre-ordering.
Next up is Super Hang-On. The soundtrack by Koichi Namiki, Katsuhiro Hayashi and Shigeru Ohwada will come in two different variants – classic black, and opaque tricoulor segment vinyl. The album will feature an OBI strip, a die-cut cover and a printed innersleeve and will be cut at 45 RPM. Pre-orders for this will open in early November, 2015 and are expected to ship out in December.
As for fan favorites Out Run and Streets of Rage 2 there are not many specific news other than these are expected to be released in 2016.
Overall a good amount of exciting news for vgm vinyl fans.