Tag: nintendo

4 articles

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

How a Japanese company took over the American living room.

Excerpted from Console Wars.


The Quest for the Golden Nintendo Game

On video game collectors’ “holy grail” – a Nintendo World Championships cartridge:

Wired.com tracked down some of the Nintendo World Championships participants and serious videogame collectors whose lives have touched by these coveted artifacts of a bygone 8-bit era. Here are their stories.


Master of Play

A profile of video game artist Shigeru Miyamoto, the man behind Super Mario Bros.


The Franchise

How Madden NFL went from a programmer’s childhood dream to a $3 billion business.