It has been over 20 years since Kenji Ito made the original composing work for Romancing SaGa games. Today, the Japanese Sony Music Store opened pre-orders for Romancing SaGa 1 and 2 Original Soundtrack -Remaster- albums. The first “Romancing Saga Original Soundtrack -Remaster-” album will be released on 18th June, and “Romancing SaGa 2 Original Soundtrack -Remaster-” will be out a month later…
“Piano Opera FINAL FANTASY VII / VIII / IX” is now available for $11.88/€11.88 on iTunes. It’s the third release of the”Piano Opera” series which features piano arrangements of songs from the Final Fantasy series. Square Enix has already released two albums before: each of them focusing on three different Final Fantasy games, I-III and IV-VII.
- OP1 Ami(From “FINAL FANTASY VIII”) -Nobuo…
Last year, Square Enix revealed a new sequel for “Gunslinger Stratos″, which was released this Spring. There has been lots of buzz going on around the game, mainly because of this epic Gunslinger Stratos 2 CGI trailer.
However, today we’re taking a closer look at the music promotion video vol. 2 which again takes us behind the scenes of the music production. The video gives a great preview of…
The release of Final Fantasy Agito will be happening in Japan next month. It will be a free-to-play smartphone-only title and it will be having some sort of microtransactions. Square Enix has already announced “pre-DLC” for the game, that can be acquired from the pre-registration site or by buying the fifth volume of Final Fantasy Type-0 manga. More info can be found from here.
It’s no lie that Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy Curtain Call has one of the best fan service on the market for Final Fantasy fans.To celebrate the Japanese launch of the game, Square Enix Japan has uploaded a cool video showing off the “Special Arrange Medley♪” song which is likely an unlockable in Curtain Call.
Special Arrange Medley♪ is a newly arranged song combining all the most memorable…
Are you ready for some indie music goodness!?
Language’s Red Single is out now – worldwide!
You can pick up the new Red Single which contains two songs, Silencia and Soft Moments, only for €1.45/$2.00/£1.19 from BandCamp. The tracks are available in many formats, from normal quality MP3 to superior FLAC. Red Single is also available on iTunes for €2.59.
By critics, Red Single is described as “a great electronic journey, which takes its listener through the mysterious and ambient outerspace. It combines modern sounds to the past, even brings cool video game music influence to it.” The vocals are praised for being “very soft and dark at the same time, bringing something cool even to indie music scene.” When talked about the production quality: “If this was a single album released, for example, by Daft Punk, it would be praised and already on the top. Language did something really amazing with Silencia and Soft Moments.”
Who are they?
Language is an electronic pop band from Tokyo, Japan formed in 2009. The band consists of Kaori (Vocal), Yosuke Kakegawa(Guitar/Computer), Naoyuki Honzawa(Bass/Computer). They play and produce music with hybrid manner of both electronic and live sounds inspired by eclecticism through a diversity of their musical backgrounds including dance music, electronica and indie rock.
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Square Portal staff was very impressed by Language’s previous work on Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, and with Magure and Northern Lights albums. That’s why, we’ve planned special projects such as an interview with the band! In it, we will be talking about their new music and work on Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, and how did working with Final Fantasy and Mitsuto Suzuki feel. More information about this project coming soon!
One of our editors created cool wallpapers out from Red Single’s cover. Feel free to use them!
The official Japanese Twitter account of Puzzle and Dragons Battle Tournament has shared a new sketch of the game cast made by Tetsuya Nomura himself. He drew it during the launch event of the game, which was today! That’s right, Puzzle and Dragons Battle Tournament is out now in Japan – only in arcades though! (April 24th)
What the kweh is “Puzzle and Dragons Battle Tournament”!?
The new-gen version of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn was released exclusively for the PlayStation 4 last week. Media Createhas shared the latest sale figures from last week, which show Final Fantasy XIV topped as the best-selling PS4 game as it launched on 14th April. Square Enix managed to sell over 31 000 copies of the game, which led to great increase in subscribes. Actually, when combined…
This week, the famous Japanese magazine Famitsu arranged their own “Famitsu Award 2013″ show where they rewarded the best games of 2013. It was no surprise Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII and Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn were both nominated alongside other successful titles such as The Last of Us and Monster Hunter 4.
While Monster Hunter 4 managed to snatch the game of the year…