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Super Mario How Nintendo Conquered America

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ISBN-10: 1591845637

ISBN-13: 9781591845638

Edition: 2013

Authors: Jeff Ryan

List price: $20.00
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The story of Nintendo's rise and the beloved icon who made it possible.Nintendo has continually set the standard for video-game innovation in America, 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 American market. Lawsuits, Hollywood, die- hard fans, and face-offs with Sony and Microsoft are all part of the drama.Find out about:••Mario's eccentric yet brilliant creator, Shigeru Miyamoto, who was tapped for the job…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/25/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.55" wide x 8.46" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Introduction: Mario's Inside Story
Arcade Fire
Baby Mario: The Birth of Nintendo of America
Mario's Artist: Shigeru Miyamoto and the Creation of Donkey Kong
Mario's Brawl: The MCA Universal Lawsuit
Mario's Early Years: The Video Game Crash of 1983
Super 8
Mario's Island: Japan and the Famicom
Mario's Sunshine: Super Mario Bros. And the Nintendo Entertainment System
Mario's Bomb: The Lost Levels
Mario's Smash: Super Mario Bros. 3
Mario's Brothers: The Nes and the Game Boy
Mario's Drift: Sega, the Genesis, and a Very Fast Hedgehog
Sweet 16
Mario's Clash: The Sonic-Mario Showdown
Mario's Galaxy: Spinoffs Galore
Mario the Juggler: Mario Paint
Mario's Advance: Nintendo's Discs
Mario's Kart (Ridge): Virtual Boy and Other Three-Dimensional Fun
Third Prize Is You�re Fired
Mario's World: The N64
Mario's Communication Kit: The Nintendo DD
Mario's Melee: The Gamecube
Mario's Time Machine: The Game Boy Advance
Mario's Saga: Sunshine and Darkness
Wii are the Champions
Mario's Revolution: The DS
Mario's Princess: The Wii
Mario's Party: Three Days in The Life of Nintendo
Mario's Legend: The Future of Nintendo
Mario's Misfortune: How Nintendo Survived 2011
Thanks, Mario, But Our Notes and Acknowledgments are in Another Castle