Super Mario: how Nintendo conquered America

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Portfolio Penguin,
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2011.
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English
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Nintendo has continually set the standard for video game innovation, starting in 1981 with a plucky hero who jumped over barrels to save a girl from an ape. The saga of Mario, the portly plumber who became the most successful franchise in the history of gaming, has plot twists worthy of a video game. Jeff Ryan shares the story of how this quintessentially Japanese company found success in the West. Lawsuits, Hollywood, die-hard fans and and stand-offs with Sony and Microsoft are all part of the drama. Even non-gamers will find this a fascinating story of ambition and redemption.
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