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Friday, September 16, 2016

09/16/2016 - Saturday Morning RPG Gets Vinyl Release With Limited Run Games
Saturday Morning RPG Gets Vinyl Release With Limited Run Games


Vince DiCola of Transformers: The Movie and writing partner Kenny Meriedeth's first videogame soundtrack paying tribute to '80s cartoons
 
San Diego, California - September 16, 2016 - Scarlet Moon Records in conjunction with Limited Run Games is pleased to announce the limited release of the  Saturday Morning RPG Original Soundtrack on vinyl, featuring the work of legendary musician Vince DiCola -known for his work on Transformers: The Movie and Rocky IV-and his writing partner, Kenny Meriedeth. Additional remixes are provided by Shovel Knight's Jake "virt" Kaufman, Metroid Metal's Grant "stemage" Henry, and Ubiktune''s Dmitry "C-jeff" Zhemkov.

The limited pressing will be available exclusively from Limited Run Games to be sold in two batches on September 16, 2016 at 9:30am Eastern and 5:30pm Eastern:

Saturday Morning RPG Original Soundtrack Vinyl

"Growing up as we did in an era when it was the main and most popular format in which to purchase our favorite music, Kenny and I are excited that our Saturday Morning RPG soundtrack is being released on vinyl," comments DiCola. "Special thanks to Jayson Napolitano at Scarlet Moon Records and Josh Fairhurst at Mighty Rabbit Studios for making this happen!"

Fans of DiCola's past work will feel right at home among the heavy synth rock fused with powerful orchestral backings. The vocal rock track, "No RIsk, No Glory" is also included. The full track list is as follows:

Side A
01. Tune in for Saturday Morning RPG!
02. Saved by the Bell
03. What Was That?
04. Battle Scene
05. Dawn of a New Day
06. Power Plant
07. Trust -Badbot's Theme-
08. Fallen Angel
09. Castle of the Gods
10. Determination

Side B
01. Overdrive
02. Legacy
03. No Risk, No Glory
04. Dawn of a New Day (feat. stemage and C-jeff)
05. Saturday Morning Arcade Shooter (feat. virt) 

Digital copies of the  Saturday Morning RPG Original Soundtrack are available wherever digital music is sold, and is streamable on Spotify and Bandcamp:

Saturday Morning RPG Original Soundtrack on Bandcamp

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Vince DiCola and Kenny Meriedeth are available for interview upon request. 
A press kit containing the album, digital booklet, and photography is available for review.
 
About The Composers
 
Vince DiCola and Kenny Meriedeth began working together in 2003 while scoring a film project, eventually leading to a partnership that has taken them through a variety of film, television, and now, videogame scores.

DiCola, known for co-writing eight songs for the movie STAYING ALIVE and composing, performing and producing the music scores for the movies ROCKY IV and TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE  (1986), continues to see his music featured at major sporting events throughout the world and cited by composers in the film and videogame industries as a major source of inspiration. Meriedeth, a Detroit native who made a name for himself performing with the Romantics, Tina Turner, and many other groups, has since become known for his contributions to prime time television shows such as THE BIG BANG THEORY and others.

Together they offer everything from the driving progressive rock heard throughout the episodic PC RPG, SATURDAY MORNING RPG and Activision's TRANSFORMERS: DEVASTATION to upbeat, comedic action in ANGRY BIRDS TRANSFORMERS, to intricate orchestral stylings that can be heard in their film and television scores. 

Vince DiCola and Kenny Meriedeth are represented by Scarlet Moon Artists.

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About Saturday Morning RPG

Saturday Morning RPG  is an episodic role-playing game developed by Mighty Rabbit Studios set in world heavily inspired by 1980s Saturday morning cartoons. Players take the role of Martin "Marty" Michael Hall, an average high-school student who has just been granted an incredible power. This power leads him to attract the ire of the world's most notorious villain, Commander Hood.

This adventure can be enjoyed on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, PC, Mac, Linux, and mobile.

Learn more: 
http://www.mightyrabbitstudios.com/

About Scarlet Moon Records
 
Scarlet Moon Records has been releasing original game soundtracks and unique arrangement albums since 2013. Working with composer and musicians around the globe to publish soundtracks that publishers have no interest in releasing and also working with that same global talent to produce refreshing arrangement albums with our their unique spin, they're best known for their flagship album series, Prescription for Sleep: Game Music Lullabies.

Learn more:
http://www.scarletmoonrecords.com
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Submitted by: E. Thomas


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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

09/14/2016 - Dungeons & Dragons: Neverwinter Passes 2 Million Players on PS4
More Than 12 Million Players Across All Versions of the D&D-based Free-to-Play MMORPG


REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – September 14, 2016 – Today, Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios announced that Neverwinter - the Dungeons & Dragons-based, free-to-play MMORPG – boasts more than 2 million players on PlayStation®4. The game currently has over 12 million players across all three platforms including PC, Xbox One and PS4. In addition, adventurers will continue to experience Neverwinter’s living world and immersive fantasy storylines when Storm King’s Thunder launches for consoles later this fall.

We are celebrating two months of Neverwinter on PlayStation®4 with several events as listed below:

·Four Double Bonuses
o    09/13 - 09/19: 2x Enchants & Runes and 2x Astral Diamonds
o    09/15 - 09/19: 2x XP and 2x Glory
·Free PlayStation®4 static theme
·Charity Art Drive with Extra Life
·PS4 Accolades Trailer
·Community Giveaways for 30 Days of VIP

Throughout two months of adventuring following its July 12 launch, players have collectively accomplished incredible feats while questing through iconic Dungeons & Dragons locations and overcoming fearsome foes including the Demogorgon, the cult of Elemental Evil, Valindra and more!

A few of those milestones can be found listed below:

·Over 2 million players on PlayStation®4
·Over 12 million adventurers on all three platforms (PC, Xbox One and PlayStation®4)
·3.2 million characters created, with over 30,000 reaching the Level Cap of 70
·1.6 billion minutes of Neverwinter played on PS4
·50 billion Astral Diamonds earned
·18 million mounts attained
·11,000 guilds formed

An infographic of these accomplishments as well as other assets can be found here:

Neverwinter turns players into adventurers, who can create characters with their own rich backstories from eight playable classes and several races. The game allows them to quest through enchanting settings to save the city of Neverwinter and surrounding lands, engaging in fast-paced, action-packed combat against evil threats including dragons, cultists, demons, and more. Adventurers will have access to the base game and nine expansions of content including The Maze Engine, allowing players to experience the latest Dungeons & Dragons adventures with their friends. PlayStation®4 adventurers can download all of this content for free without a PlayStation®Plus subscription.

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Monday, September 12, 2016

09/12/2016 - The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing Coming to PS4 and PS4 Pro
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing is coming soon on PS4 and PS4 Pro


The hunt begins!

Budapest, Hungary – September 12, 2016 – NeocoreGames is proud to announce that  The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing I will soon be available on PlayStation 4 and will take full advantage of PlayStation 4 Pro's more advanced hardware!

The PlayStation 4 version of  The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing will be our debut on Sony's amazing console, introducing the players to a brand new Action-RPG experience. The port of our award-winning game will come with full DualShock 4 support, high-res graphics and of course, a Platinum Trophy.

More than that, the  PlayStation 4 Pro version of The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing will run in significantly higher resolution and with an even smoother frame rate. More details to come soon.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule an interview, please contact us.

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing is an Action-RPG set in a gothic-steampunk world filled with monsters, weird science, humor and pop-cultural references.

NeocoreGames is an independent video game development company founded in 2005 with its headquarters located in Budapest, Hungary. Best known for The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing series and Deathtrap and currently working on Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr, the very first Action RPG set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe. NeocoreGames also developed Crusaders: Thy Kingdom Come, The Kings’ Crusade and the King Arthur: The Role-playing Wargame series.

Name: The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing I
Genre: Action-RPG
Developer: NeocoreGames
Publisher: NeocoreGames
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Mac
Release date: TBA
Price: TBA
Multiplayer: Co-Op, PvP

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