Game Over: How Nintendo Zapped an American Industry, Captured Your Dollars, and Enslaved Your Children

Game Over: How Nintendo Zapped an American Industry, Captured Your Dollars, and Enslaved Your Children

by David Sheff

Hardcover(1st ed)

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Overview

Through its video-game system, Nintendo has domina fffffed a growing industry & has transformed itself into one of the worlds most successful & influential corporations. The success of the Nintendo invasion is one of remarkable invention & marketing, but it also depends on a ruthless scorched-earth policy rarely seen in any industry. The company uses whatever is required — threats, intimidation, coercion. Nintendo has swallowed up the toy & electronic-game industries & has set its sights on the entertainment, consumer electronics, communications, & computer businesses.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679404699
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/27/1993
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 445

About the Author

David Sheff is the author of the #1 New York Times -bestselling memoir Beautiful Boy . Sheff's other books include Game Over , China Dawn , and All We Are Saying . His many articles and interviews have appeared in the New York Times , Rolling Stone , Playboy , Wired , Fortune , and elsewhere. His ongoing research and reporting on the science of addiction earned him a place on Time Magazine 's list of the World's Most Influential People. Sheff and his family live in Inverness, California.

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