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Super Mario : how Nintendo conquered America

Author: Jeff Ryan
Publisher: New York : Portfolio Penguin, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nintendo has continually set the standard for video game innovation in America, and the saga of Mario, the portly plumber who became the most successful franchise in the history of gaming, has plot twists worthy of a video game.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ryan, Jeff, 1976-
Super Mario.
New York : Portfolio Penguin, 2011
(DLC) 2011004054
(OCoLC)681488359
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Ryan
ISBN: 9781101508237 110150823X 9781101517635 1101517638
OCLC Number: 781787790
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 292 pages)
Contents: pt. 1. Arcade fire. Baby Mario: the birth of Nintendo of America --
Mario's artist: Shigeru Miyamoto and the creation of Donkey Kong --
Mario's brawl: the MCA Universal lawsuit --
Mario's early years: the video game crash of 1983. pt. 2. Super 8. Mario's Island: Japan and the Famicon --
Mario's sunshine: Super Mario Bros. and the Nintendo entertainment system --
Mario's bomb: the lost levels --
Mario's smash: Super Mario Bros. 3 --
Mario's brothers: The Nes and the Game Boy --
Mario's drift: Sega, the Genesis, and a very fast hedgehog. pt. 3. Sweet 16. Mario's clash: The Sonic-Mario showdown --
Mario's galaxy: spinoffs galore --
Mario the juggler: Mario paint --
Mario's advance: Nintendo's discs --
Mario's kart(ridge): Virtual boy and other three-dimensional fun. pt. 4. Third prize is you're fired --
Mario's world: the N64 --
Mario's communication kit: The Nintendo DD --
Mario's melee: The gamecube --
Mario's time machine: The Game Boy advance --
Mario's saga: sunshine and darkness. pt. 5. WII are the champions. Mario's revolution: the DS --
Mario's princess: the WII --
Mario's party: three days in the life of Nintendo --
Mario's legend: the future of Nintendo.
Responsibility: Jeff Ryan.
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Nintendo has continually set the standard for video game innovation in America, and the saga of Mario, the portly plumber who became the most successful franchise in the history of gaming, has plot twists worthy of a video game.

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