“8BIT MUSIC POWER” now available to pre-order!

71F2TSx6E-L._SL1000_

You may remember around a month ago we featured an article about “8BIT MUSIC POWER”, a brand new chiptune album from Japan released in Famicom cartridge format! I was quite excited to discover that Japanese artist and programmer RIKI was working on this project, which has now been confirmed for a release on January 31st 2016.

61KhZ1OfwRL._SL1000_.jpg

The cartridge, complete with gorgeous artwork and a Famicom-styled box, is being produced by Columbus Circle, Japanese manufacturer of retro gaming-themed goods and merchandise (I actually wrote about some of their products in the first ever post on Minus World!), so you can expect it to be high quality. Unfortunately, the album is being sold through Amazon Japan and is unavailable for international shipping; if you want to get your hands on this unique chiptune item, I’m afraid you’ll be forced to rely on a proxy shipping service such as Tenso. Admittedly, this is quite a big disappointment for western fans of chiptune and the Famicom homebrew scene; I can imagine this would be a highly desirable item otherwise.

You can check it out for yourself on Amazon Japan here, or check RIKI’s website for more info on the track list, as well as a sample video.

Advertisements

About Oliver Jameson

19 year old British guy who loves niche games and gaming culture. Creator and editor-in-chief of Minus World. For more musings, gaming and otherwise, follow me on Twitter.
This entry was posted in Chiptune, famicom, homebrew, import, Merchandise, Music, nes, nintendo, Posts, RIKI and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to “8BIT MUSIC POWER” now available to pre-order!

  1. Pingback: Flash Kicks, PCBs and Squid Romance – Culture Collection #4 | Minus World

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s