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OSV Exclusive: Otomedius X Artist List Revealed

OSV Exclusive: Otomedius X Artist List Revealed

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Otomedius X (Excellent) has been delayed numerous times, but I think game music fans will find the wait worth it once they see who’s involved with the soundtrack. The series is known for taking the classic side-scrolling shooter formula and combining that with many of Konami’s most beloved franchises, and with so many franchises to cover, there’s a lot of music that needs to be composed and arranged. How much music, you ask? Around 120 tracks, with 28 different artists from all around the globe contributing to that tally.

As it turns out, our friends over at GEM Impact have been responsible for coordinating the talent for this project. With Norihiko Hibino at the helm, the 28 artists from around the world have gathered to create a true international collaboration. To name a few, GEM Impact, Unique Note, SuperSweep, and members of Basiscape appear from Japan, with Roc Chen from China, Bently Jones from the UK, and Jake Kaufman, Justin Lassen, and Jeremy Soule from the USA.

With both the Otomedius X for the Xbox 360 and the first game’s soundtrack due out on March 24, 2011, here’s hoping that Otomedius X also gets an official soundtrack release. Looking at the roster alone, I know it will be worthy of one.

Hit the jump for the full artist list.

GEM Impact

Norihiko Hibino
Takahide Ayuzawa
Takahiro Izutani
Yoshitaka Suzuki

Japan

Ayako Saso
C.I.A. (Takahiro Tashiro, Kazunari Kume, Eiji Yamaguchi)
Kenichiro Fukui x AZU
Kenichiro Fukui x LUDO
Manabu Namiki
Masakazu Sugimori
Masato Kouda
Michiru Yamane
Motoaki Furukawa
Motoi Sakuraba
Noriyuki Iwadare
Noriyuki Kamikura
Shinji Hosoe
Takeshi Arai
Tetsuya Shibata
Yoshimi Kudo
Yoshino Aoki
Yoshitaka Hirota
Yuzo Koshiro

China

Roc Chen

UK

Bentley Jones

USA

Jake Kaufman
Jeremy Soule
Justin Lassen

Let us know what you think of the list! Any names you’re surprised to see, or any glaring omissions?

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