LONDON (April 18, 2011)– TAITO Corporation (TAITO®), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., today announced the release of the SPACE INVADERS INFINITY GENE®–EVOLUTIONAL THEORY–™ soundtrack album. The album is available for download via the iTunes® Store.
The Cool Sounds of SPACE INVADERS INFINITY GENE Hit iTunes!
SPACE INVADERS INFINITY GENE™ is a shooting game with evolution as its central theme. Originally released for the iPhone® and iPod touch® and then digitally distributed on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft edition via Square Enix, SPACE INVADERS INFINITY GENE received several awards both domestically and abroad, and continues to receive strong support worldwide. Sharing the game’s evolutionary theme, the soundtrack’s fresh techno sound has also received international critical acclaim, and its appeal spreads far beyond the game music genre.
Entitled SPACE INVADERS INFINITY GENE–EVOLUTIONAL THEORY–, this comprehensive soundtrack collects all of the music from the iPhone/iPod touch/iPad version as well as the subsequent PlayStation®3 system/Xbox 360 release. While the album is an excellent way for existing fans to relive the music from the game, it will also give the uninitiated a glimpse into the world of SPACE INVADERS INFINITY GENE.
A Message from the Creators
“SPACE INVADERS INFINITY GENE originally debuted as a Java phone game, but it soon evolved into an iPhone/iPod touch hit and then finally into a PlayStation®3 system/Xbox 360 release. The evolution continues: now the soundtrack is breaking away from the game, transforming into a stand-alone CD and digital download. The entire history of the evolution of SPACE INVADERS is concentrated in this one album, and we hope you’ll experience it for yourself.”
–Hirokazu Koshio (ZUNTATA), Composer
“I believe that this album will break through the wall isolating game soundtracks from music in general.”
–Reisuke Ishida, Album Art Director and the Director of SPACE INVADERS INFINITY GENE
SPACE INVADERS INFINITY GENE–EVOLUTIONAL THEORY–
- <*>Planning: TAITO Corporation / ZUNTATA*> <*>Distribution: iTunes Store*> <*>Release Date: April 13, 2011*> <*>Price: Per Track:£0.79 /€0.99*>
- <*>Copyright: © TAITO CORP.1978,2011 ??TAITO CORP.2011*>
2 Selection Complete
3 Survival Complete
4 Mutation Complete
5 Reproduce Complete
6 Manipulate Complete
7 Strategy Complete
8 Program Complete
9 Lifegame Complete
10 Great Mother
17 Wise Old Man
22 Strategic Deletion
23 I CAN NOT APE
24 BURN ALT AIR
25 BEFORE TEN ORB
25 tracks in all
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TAITO Corporation (TAITO) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. With headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, TAITO operates core businesses such as game arcade operations, coin-operated game machines, and mobile phone content services. A seminal part of gaming history, TAITO caused a worldwide sensation with its arcade legend, SPACE INVADERS®, and developed such fan favorites as PUZZLE BOBBLE® (BUST-A-MOVE®) and ARKANOID®. Today, TAITO continues to thrill game lovers of all generations by offering both classic and new family-oriented titles on the latest gaming platforms. TAITO delivers a wide range of entertainment experiences with the goal of providing consumers with fresh surprises and new discoveries.
More information on TAITO can be found on the Internet at http://www.taito.com.
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 97 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 57 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at http://www.square-enix.com/eu/en.
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