Koji Kondo

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Top Five Nostalgic Nintendo Soundtracks

    Think back to the '80s and '90s and the hours kids spent playing mindless video games on systems that aren now considered less powerful than your cell phone. Whether it was Nintendo, Super Nintendo or Nintendo 64, our generation of gamers were glued to video games like Mario and NBA Jam. While ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Top 10 Video Game Posts of 2011

    Flickr user Rad Jose​If you're a regular OC Weekly reader and a gamer, our video game writer Peter Mai is probably your hero. Our video game columnist consistently gets hundreds of thousands of page views every week with his insightful and well-written blogs. Which ones were the most popular this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    'Legend of Zelda' Announces Symphony Concert Tour for 25th Anniversary

    ​Remember when we told you about the 10 most unique ways to perform Legend of Zelda songs? It seems that Nintendo was listening, because they just announced that they're celebrating the 25th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda video game series with a symphony concert to be held Oct. 21 at the Pant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    10 Most Unique Ways to Perform 'Legend of Zelda' Songs

    ​Twenty-five years ago, Nintendo released The Legend of Zelda on the Famicom in Japan. Sporting top-of-the-line graphics (at the time), open-ended game play, and a vast world full of secrets, many old-school gamers still consider Zelda to be one of the greatest games of all time.One of the most me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    10 Most Unique Ways to Play the 'Super Mario Bros' Theme Song (NSFW)

    ​Believe it or not, but it was on this very week 25 years ago that Nintendo of Japan released Super Mario Bros. for the Famicom system is Japan. Even after two and a half decades, the game continues to be popular in the young gaming crowd, and still holds fond memories for those old enough to reme ... More >>