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Artistic Adventure Behind The Frame Gets A Suitably Gorgeous Vinyl Soundtrack, Physical Releases

iam8bit is transporting Akupara Games and Silver Lining Studio's acclaimed painting adventure to the physical world
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

LOS ANGELES – August 9, 2022 – iam8bit is pleased to announce a collaboration with Behind the Frame: The Finest Scenery developer Silver Lining Studio and publisher Akupara Games. iam8bit is releasing a suitably beautiful vinyl soundtrack and physical editions of the award-winning painting adventure, featuring all-new art and extras inspired by Behind the Frame's captivating world. The album, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch physical editions are available for pre-order on iam8bit.com.


Behind the Frame: The Finest Scenery tells an emotionally resonant tale of a struggling artist who's on the verge of a creative breakthrough. She learns more about the world around her – including the grumpy neighbor across the street and his mischievous cat – all from the confines of her cozy studio apartment. In addition to interacting with canvases in soothing painting exercises, players solve puzzles to advance its charming narrative.


The vinyl soundtrack features spectacular cover and inner-sleeve illustrations from Silver Lining Studio's art team. Tucked inside, you'll find the complete 12-track soundtrack pressed on a sunset-inspired pastel pink and yellow vinyl colorway. It's priced at $31.99 and is expected to ship Q1 2023.


The physical editions include the complete Behind the Frame: The Finest Scenery experience, including its recently released narrative expansion. Both the PlayStation 4 ($29.99) and Nintendo Switch ($34.99) editions feature reversible cover art. They'll be available at retail in Q4 2022 along with exclusive iam8bit variants for the same price. The iam8bit editions are only available via iam8bit.com, and they pack in several postcards inspired by the game. For more information, please visit iam8bit.com.

About Silver Lining Studio

Silver Lining Studio is a game development team based in Taiwan. Holding on to the vision of becoming one of the best indie game brands, our core value is to boost people’s souls with positive energy and guide people passing through the gloomy hours of their lives through the power of games. Like the silver linings, the studio aims to be a beacon of hope guiding people toward the magnificent sunrise.


About Akupara Games

Akupara Games is a (mostly) Los Angeles-based collective of game industry veterans with extensive experience in development for games, alongside young rising stars of the field. Together, we temper experience with forward-thinking vision, allowing us to be on the forefront of industry trends and opportunities while maintaining a strong respect for the history and process of getting games made.


About iam8bit


Founded in 2005, iam8bit is a creative production emporium that has quietly redefined the entertainment industry, time and time again. Collaborating with a plethora of partners and narrative-busting IPs, iam8bit punctuates the importance of engaging with fans directly. By creating the video game industry's very first community events, the company injected the idea of experiential immersion into game and film marketing (back when it was simply known as "theatre"). iam8bit also played a crucial role in the vinyl renaissance, minting its first record in 2010, and is the industry leader in premium physical editions of top-tier games. In 2020, iam8bit evolved into financing and publishing games, with several yet-to-be-announced PC, console and tabletop games on the horizon. The company is based in Los Angeles and co-owned/co-creatively directed by Jon M. Gibson and Amanda White. Visit iam8bit.com or follow @iam8bit on Instagram or Twitter.

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