Nintendo vs. Sega: Wartime at Comic-Con

August 5, 2014 7:09 PM

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Nintendo vs. Sega: Wartime at Comic-Con

When I first began writing Console Wars, I imagined that the battle between Sega and Nintendo would be similar to the classic rivalry between Magic Johnson and Larry Bird: a story of two great competitors who constantly push one another other to new heights and, in the process, ultimately gain respect for each other.

Well, the first half of that thought turned out to be spot-on; the feud between Sega and Nintendo not only defined a generation, but it also set into motion the structure for our modern video game industry. But that notion about mutual respect? Not even close. More like mutual repugnance with a side...

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