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Our resident new editor, James Bacon, is known for his work with GameFan as well as his eye-poking, feather-ruffling, in-your-craw-getting-posts on social media.

Hiroshi Yamauchi Dies at Age 85…

Words by James Bacon Neal, Anthony, and James are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Nintendo’s third President and rise to power, Hiroshi Yamauchi. Without him, there would be no video games industry as we know and love it, today. Yamauchi-sama was responsible for some of the most direct, and often misunderstood speech […]

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Nintendo: A History of Odd Decision Making

Back in 1983 when Nintendo entered the market in Japan, they were known mostly as a company that made playing cards and the occasional arcade game.  Sure, they had been dabbling in games since the 1970’s, but when the Famicom first surfaced, gaming in Japan was dominated by computers.  It’s closest rival was Microsoft’s MSX series of […]

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