This week! Nintendo doesn’t like money yet they do like money under certain circumstances (NES Classic vs. Switch), Nintendo Direct stuff, self-serve digital refunds for Xbox Live content, the demo that cost Sega some sales, a buncha books you can read about games and so much more. Join us, won’t you?
Links of interest: Nintendo discontinues the NES Classic Switch has the strongest first month in Nintendo history in the US Nintendo Direct stuff! Microsoft to allow self-service refunds on Xbox One/Windows 10 Uncharted The Lost Legacy out in August Druckmann/Hulst interview (Horizon Zero Dawn) Star Wars Battlefront II trailer
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Takahashi, Dean - Opening the Xbox: Inside Microsoft’s Plan to Unleash an Entertainment Revolution (2002) https://www.amazon.ca/Opening-Xbox-Microsofts-Entertainment-Revolution/dp/0761537082
Kent, Steven L. - The Ultimate History of Video Games: From Pong to Pokemon and Beyond… (2001)
Kushner, David - Masters of Doom (2004)
Kunkel, Bill - Confessions of the Game Doctor (2005)
Family Computer 1983-1994 (2003)
Herman, Leonard - Phoenix IV: The History of the Video Game Industry (2016)
Szczepaniak, John - The Untold History of Japanese Video Game Developers Volume 1 (2014)
Szczepaniak, John - The Untold History of Japanese Video Game Developers Volume 2 (2016)
Horowitz, Ken - Playing at the Next Level: A History of American Sega Games (2016)
Scheff, David - Game Over: Press Start to Continue (1999)
Cohen, Scott - Zap! The Rise and Fall of Atari (1984)
Stuart, Keith - Sega Mega Drive/Genesis Collected Works (2014)
Petronille, Marc & Audureau, William - The History of Sonic the Hedgehog (2014)
Harris, Blake J. - Console Wars (2014)