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Console wars : Sega, Nintendo and the battle that defined a generation

Author: Blake J Harris
Publisher: London : Atlantic Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1990 Nintendo had a virtual monopoly on the video game industry. Sega, on the other hand, was a faltering arcade company with big aspirations and even bigger personalities. But that would all change with the arrival of Tom Kalinske, a man who knew nothing about video games and everything about fighting uphill battles. His unconventional tactics, combined with the blood, sweat and bold ideas of his renegade  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Blake J Harris
ISBN: 9781782395270 178239527X 0062276697 9780062276698 0062276700 9780062276704
OCLC Number: 881024046
Description: 608 pages
Responsibility: Blake J. Harris.

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A riveting story full of colorful characters. While the story is presented as a series of contrasts-Nintendo vs. Sega, Mario vs. Sonic -it's also a fascinating, even illuminating, history of the Read more...

 
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