Koji Kondo

Tokyo’s Secret, Members-Only Nintendo-Themed Bar

Tokyo’s Secret, Members-Only Nintendo-Themed Bar

To get into the private Nintendo-themed bar “84”, you have to either be a member or know someone. Its address isn’t listed, and the establishment is strictly card-carrying members only. No wonder the door makes a Zelda secret sound when opened.

The Best Game Music Of 2011: Skyward Sword

The Best Game Music Of 2011: Skyward Sword

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is perhaps the most compelling argument yet for “video-game-as-concert-piece”. As a game, it is a smartly designed interlocking series of puzzles, an ever-more-complex world filled with hidden secrets and challenging combat that unfolds with a uniquely Zelda-y sense of joyous excavation. But as a…