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Oh dang, Persona 5 is getting a vinyl set

The next vinyl from iam8bit is a big one: Persona 5! It's such a good candidate that I can see it pushing people into game vinyl ownership for the first time -- assuming they have the money. There will be two sets, both of which will ship i...

 
 
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Hyper Light Drifter has a sweet little physical edition

Right in time for Hyper Light Drifter's hard-to-believe one-year anniversary, iam8bit has put together a limited-edition physical PlayStation 4 version of the imaginative action-adventure game. Shipping next week, this package comes with a ...

 
 
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Rez Infinite is getting a pretty dope physical edition

Thankfully, one of my most anticipated games of the year, Rez Infinite, will not be relegated to a digital-only release due to the efforts of distributor iam8bit. The company has announced that it'll publish a "Rez Collection," which c...

 
 
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Hyper Light Drifter has a sweet new collector's edition

Heart Machine and iam8bit are planning a decidedly retro collector's edition for Hyper Light Drifter. Yes, that's a replica Super Nintendo cartridge. While it isn't functional, the bold color choice brings back fond memories of eye-piercing...

 
 
 
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The Banner Saga soundtrack is getting the vinyl treatment

Austin Wintory's music is once again making its way to vinyl. Following his collaboration with iam8bit on Journey's vinyl release, his orchestral soundtrack for The Banner Saga is next in line. Pre-orders open tomorrow, January 21 at 10:00a...

 
 
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The Dustforce soundtrack is finally coming to vinyl

It was bound to happen sooner or later. I've been giving shout-outs to vinyl releases as they pop up and, at last, iam8bit is putting the wonderful Dustforce soundtrack by Lifeformed on vinyl. Hot damn! Pre-orders opened this morning ahead ...

 
 
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The fantastic FTL soundtrack is on vinyl

My favorite modern game soundtrack belongs to Dustforce, but Ben Prunty's celebrated music for FTL: Faster Than Light isn't far behind. Time and time again, these albums have helped calm me down when there were just too many things fighting...

 
 
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Get a load of these hexagonal vinyls for Super Hexagon

At first glance, I just liked the colors of these limited-edition Super Hexagon vinyl records. Then I realized the sleeves are partially clear and, holy crap, the records are hexagonal! The EP features "Courtesy," "Otis," "Focus," "Fucusede...

 
 
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The Call of Duty mural at Treyarch

While visiting with Treyarch for its upcoming release of Call of Duty: Black Ops III, I happened to notice some impressive artwork that ran across a few of the walls inside. Done by iam8bit artist Dave Crosland, the pieces represent the ent...

 
 
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Mario, Sonic, and other gaming icons have put on some weight

Outside of occasional gags like Doughnut Drake in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, I tend to forget how generally fit most mainstream videogame characters are. Leave it to artist Alex Solis to remind me of that fact with his upcoming art show, T...

 
 
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Latest iam8bit art showcase opens in LA this June

Featuring upwards of 80 artists, iam8bit Entertainment System starts Friday, June 7 and carries through June 30. Opening night for this latest game-themed art exhibition will run from 7:00 to 11:00pm at the iam8bit Gallery on 2147 W. Sunset...

 
 
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GDC attendees travel back to the '80s in this photo shoot

We weren't about to let Dale North get pumped up for iam8bit's Class of GDC: Photo Playset without having him take part personally. This photo opportunity gave attendees of the 2013 Game Developers Conference access to a hair and makeu...

 
 
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Just like High School: iam8bit's Class of GDC photo opp

iam8bit has something really fun lined up for this year's Game Developer's Conference, set to go down in San Francisco in late March. In an email to me earlier this afternoon, iam8bit Founder Jon Gibson said, "This seriously may be one of t...

 
 




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Now that Sony owns Insomniac can they make them make Overstrike the game it was supposed to be?

 
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In which world pointing out that some homophobic morons included hate messages in a game is considered « political leaning »??? I’m not wanting to start a conversation here so just vote up if you also think this world is pretty fucked

 
 

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