The man who designed Nintendo's revolutionary console recounts the system's birth and the challenges of building an international business.
"You wouldn't know by looking at Masayuki Uemura, mild-mannered engineer and professor, that he changed video games forever—or that his work set the standard for an industry that nearly died just as its was finding its legs.... "
(Fantastic Retrospective on the birth of the NES, by Jeremy Parish. I'll probably transpose the rest of it here, later for archival purposes, but for now check it out over on USGAMER.)
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