Beyond the great games, Capcom also has a pretty great rep for our music as well (both then and now ). Now all that great stuff is coming to you via Capcom’s partnership with Sumthing Else Music Works.
They’ll be bringing physical and digital soundtracks to you for:
-Resident Evil® 5
-Street Fighter® IV
-Dead Rising’: Chop Till You Drop
-Monster Hunter Freedom Unite’
Hit the jump for the full press release.
Capcom® Partners with Sumthing Else Music Works to Release Video Game Soundtrack Catalog in North America
Award-winning Label to Distribute Digital and Physical Soundtrack Albums including Bionic Commando®, Resident Evil®, Dead Rising’, Street Fighter® and Monster Hunter
New York – May 11th, 2009 – Sumthing Else Music Works, the premier label dedicated to licensing and distributing video game soundtracks, is delighted to announce that it has entered into a multiple-title licensing partnership with Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, to release the original soundtrack albums for best-selling franchises including Bionic Commando®, Resident Evil®, Dead Rising’, Street Fighter® and Monster Hunter. Under the terms of the agreement, Sumthing Else Music Works will license Capcom’s catalog for distribution on digital and physical formats in North America. Physical CDs will be distributed by Sumthing Distribution and digital releases will be available on Sumthing Digital www.sumthingdigital.com and iTunes®.
“We are very excited to partner with Capcom in bringing their video game soundtracks to the North American market,” said Andy Uterano, President of Sumthing Else Music Works. “Our mission as a label is to support and enhance the lifestyle experience of the gamer by offering the latest and greatest soundtracks so they can enjoy and revisit their favorite gaming moments through the music.”
Building on its reputation as the industry leader for licensing and distributing video game soundtracks, the deal with Capcom further expands Sumthing’s growing list of partnerships with the world’s top video game developers and publishers and continues its tradition as a distributor of high quality entertainment products for the gaming consumer.
The deal announced today with Capcom includes the following titles:
Resident Evil® 5
Street Fighter® IV
Dead Rising’: Chop Till You Drop
Monster Hunter Freedom Unite’
Release dates for each album will be announced shortly.
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Mega Man® and Devil May Cry®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom can be found on the company web site, www.capcom.com .
Bionic Commando, Dead Rising, Resident Evil, Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Capcom, Mega Man and Devil May Cry are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd., in the U.S. or other countries. Street Fighter is a registered trademark of Capcom U.S.A., Inc. Spyborgs and Dark Void are trademarks of Capcom Entertainment, Inc. All other trademarks are owned by their respective owners.
About Sumthing Else Music Works, Inc.
Since its creation in the late 1990’s by the world-renowned song writer, musician and record producer, Nile Rodgers, Sumthing Else Music Works has become the acknowledged industry leader in licensing and distributing video game soundtracks. Possessing full in-house services worldwide, from retail marketing and sales through physical and digital distribution, Sumthing is partnered with the world’s leading video game developers and publishers including BioWare, Bungie Studios, Capcom, Crytek, Eidos Interactive, Epic Games, Gearbox Software, Microsoft, Mistwalker, Rare, SEGA, Silicon Knights, Sony Computer Entertainment and Ubisoft. Their catalogue of titles includes the best selling video game soundtrack of all time, Halo 2: Volume One, as well as award-winning titles including: Halo Wars, Halo Trilogy, Gears of War 2, Fable II, Too Human, Brothers In Arms, Crysis, Advent Rising, Fable, Gears of War, Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2 Volume Two, Halo 3, Hitman: Blood Money, Hitman: Contracts, Jade Empire, Kameo: Elements of Power, Mass Effect, Red Steel, Unreal Tournament 3 and many others.