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Submitted by littlejuicebox 276d ago | article

Famicom Turns 30

TheGameJar - "Thirty years ago, video gaming was a rather different beast. After seeing quite a surge in popularity during the 70′s and 80′s, video games hit a rough patch. In fact in 1983 companies such as Atari were feeling the pinch after the North American video game crash. People thought that the era of video games was coming to an end – a fad, which had served its time. However a Japanese company had a different idea…" (Famicom, Nintendo, Retro)

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