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Strictly Limited Games to release a 7LP Turrican box set

Strictly Limited Games have just announced that they will be releasing a Turrican 30th Anniversary Sound Collection vinyl box set featuring original music from the run-and-gun Turrican series.

The release will be a 7LP box set on colored vinyl. The records will be housed in individual sleeves featuring game art. The set will be limited to 999 numbered copies.

The exact tracklist and full contents of the set have yet to be announced.

It is priced at €130 and is scheduled to release in February/March, 2021. It can be preordered from Strictly Limited Games here.

Turrican Sound Collection - Contents

Orchestral game music LP from London Music Works up for backing

The crowdfunding service Digger’s Factory have partnered up with UK soundtrack label Silva Screen for a vinyl release of the 2011 recording “The Essential Games Music Collection Vol. 1”.

It is an orchestral recording of music from various games performed by film music orchesta London Music Works. It features music from the games Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Gears Of War 3, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Assassin’s Creed II, World Of Warcraft: Wrath Of The Lich King, Halo 3, Final Fantasy VII, Battlefield 1942, The Curse Of Monkey Island, Turrican II: The Final Fight, The Legend Of Zelda, and Super Mario Bros.

The release will be a single 140g black vinyl LP. It will be housed in a regular LP jacket.

The campaign will need 100 preorders in order for the company to launch a pressing of 1000 copies. It is priced at €20 and if the campaign is successful it is scheduled to release in November, 2020. It can be backed via Digger’s Factory here.

The Essential Games Music Collection Vol. 1 - Front
The Essential Games Music Collection Vol. 1 - Back

Turrican II Live Orchestra Album box set Kickstarter launched by Chris Hülsbeck

Today composer Chris Hülsbeck launched a Kickstarter  campaign for a live orchestra version of his soundtrack to the 1991 Commodore Amiga game Turrican II: The Final Fight.

The album will be produced by Merrognon Studios (who have previously worked on the Final Symphony concerts and Hülsbeck’s Turrican Soundtrack Anthology). It will be released in individually numbered box sets that include the album on both CD and on a 2LP. Additionally, the box set will feature brand new manga-style artwork. The box set will be limited to 1000 copies.

The set will be available for backers who pledge $50 at the early bird tier or more. Higher tiers include art prints, signed score sheet, and more.

If the project is succesfully funded the box set is set to release in April 2017, with the digital version becoming available December 2016.

You can read more about it and back the Kickstarter here.

Turrican II Live Orchestra Album - Mockup 1Turrican II Live Orchestra Album - Mockup 2