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Console Wars

Sega, Nintendo and the Battle that Defined a Generation

By Blake J. Harris
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Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo and the Battle that Defined a Generation by Blake J. Harris

Console Wars chronicles the epic, industry-shaping rivalry between video game developers Sega and Nintendo in the early 1990s. In five short years, Sega went from being a widely mocked underdog to U.S. market leader in console games, a dominance that essentially dictated the future path of gaming.

  • Anyone who likes to play video games
  • Anyone who remembers Sonic the Hedgehog and Super Mario Bros
  • Anyone interested in the evolution of the video game business

Blake J. Harris is a writer and filmmaker who is also co-directing a documentary based on Console Wars. Harris is also the executive producer of a Sony feature-film adaptation of the book.

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