ii Harris Blake J Console Wars Sega Nintendo and the battle that defined a

Ii harris blake j console wars sega nintendo and the

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ii. Harris, Blake J. Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the battle that defined a generation. NY, Harper Collins Publishers, May 13, 2014. iii. McFerran, Damien. “The Rise and Fall of Sega Enterprises” EuroGamer, 22/02/2012. Accessed 10/12/18 Pages – Conclusion I will conclude my essay by answering my major research question “How did Sega succeed and fail to compete with Nintendo in popularity during the 90’s?” by giving a brief synopsis of my overall essay. I will explain my major points made in my essay, namely answering each of my subquestions and then explaining that Sega found initial success in the trust of their brilliant president Tom Kalinske, but failed once the discourse between the two branches inhibited the American branch from pursuing any of their creative ideas. Finally, I will finish off by explaining how even with the best of intentions, if we do not cooperate and communicate even the greatest titans will come crumbling down. 2. As for the rubric I plan to focus on for this final I am emphasizing efficient organization that allows my arguments to be chained together effectively so that my arguments are most effective. Noah Diehl
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Bryan Gattozzi GSW 1120 Oct 28, 2018 The Tragedy of the Sega Company Nintendo has quickly become synonymous video games as a whole. With its titular mascots from Mario to Zelda to Kirby, Nintendo can easily be recognized as a titan within the video game industry. Nowadays, Nintendo’s rivals consist only of the business colossi known as Sony and Microsoft. However, back when Nintendo was still pioneering the new realm of entertainment, the legendary company only had one rival, the Sega Company. Although Sega didn’t start out as Nintendo’s rival, the war between the two companies would lead to the birth of Sony and Microsoft within the video game business and would save the video game market from the Atari crash in 1983. So the question for this little underdog company is: How did Sega succeed and fail to compete with Nintendo’s popularity during the 90’s? From Cards to Companies In order to learn how Sega and Nintendo became so popular in the first place, we must trace the origins of the Nintendo and Sega companies back to their roots. According to Nintendo ’s own article “Nintendo History”, the company began way back in 1889 when “Fusajiro Yamauchi began manufacturing "Hanafuda" (flower cards) Japanese playing cards in Kyoto.” The name ‘Nintendo’ was given by the founder as the kanji for the name read ‘Leave Luck to Heaven’ and it represented a company that developed early gambling games very well. The article continues on saying that the company would
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proceed to make cards, even making some cards for Disney until 1963 when " The company changed its name to Nintendo Co., Ltd. and started manufacturing games in addition to playing cards.” While Nintendo did not really reach beyond its native borders until 1979, it had moderate success in releasing ‘TV games’. In the year 1979, the company realized that it needed to look to the west where video games were becoming
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