Tag: Super Mario Bros.
A video showing you how you can beat Super Mario Bros. in exactly 600 points without dying. The dance of the hammer bros. is particularly impressive.
Above is a video Laura Shigihara, the music composer for the video game Plants vs Zombies, posted about a donation opportunity to help support Japan. In June an album will be released containing music composed by several well-known and internationally famous video game composers. Let me quote the full track list:
Akira Yamaoka (Shadows of the Damned) | “Ex Animo”
Arthur Inasi (Harmonix) | “We Are One”
Bear McCreary (SOCOM 4) | “Maverick Regeneration”
Chance Thomas (Lord of the Rings Online) | “Rise Up”
Hip Tanaka.β (Mother) | “HVC-1384″
Inon Zur feat. The Lyris Quartet (Dragon Age) | “Remember”
Jason Graves (Dead Space) | “Necromancer”
Koji Kondo (Super Mario Bros.) | “Super Mario Medley On Two Pianos”
Laura Karpman (Everquest II) w/Lisbeth Scott | “Pine Wind Sound”
Laura Shigihara (Plants vs. Zombies) | “Jump”
Mitsuto Suzuki (The 3rd Birthday) | “Play for You”
Nobuko Toda (Metal Gear Solid 4) | “Reminiscence”
Nobuo Uematsu (Final Fantasy) | “Every New Morning”
Penka Kouneva (Prince of Persia) | “White Cloud”
Sean Murray (Call of Duty) | “The Temple Stone”
Tommy Tallarico (Advent Rising) | “Greater Lights”
Woody Jackson (Red Dead Redemption) | “Moshi Moshi”
Yasunori Mitsuda (Chrono Trigger) | “Dimension Break”
“Play for Japan: The Album” will be released on iTunes in June, and I’ll make sure to tell you the exact date as soon as we know. 100% of the profits will be donated to the relief efforts in Japan. Please help us spread the news about this wonderful video game music charity album, thank-you^^
You can find composer Akira Yamoka’s personal message and more information at the Play For Japan Website here.
So there you have it. Yasunori Mitsuda, Nobuo Uematsu, Koji Kondo, and Laura Shigihara, and many others, all on one album. It’s rather amazing. Plus the cover art will be done by Yoshitaka Amano!
So keep an eye out for it. I’ll post more updates as I hear about it.