The Lie That Helped Build Nintendo

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Genre: Gaming

Family friendly? Yes

Wilson score: 0.976

Rating: 4.9082 / 5

Engagement: 3.9%


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Shared December 9, 2019

The story of a man, a lie, a video game handheld, and a business empire.

Game & Watch Illustrations by Anna Hollinrake

Owe Bergsten Narration by Benjamin Hagberg

Image Credits:

Game and Watch frame by Lee Robson (aka hydef)
‘Nintendo Switch Launch’ - Stian Søngsteng via Elektronikkbransjen
‘Owe with Mario’ - Christopher Johansson via Sveriges Radio
‘Younger Bergsten’ - Via Aftonbladet Plus

Special thanks to Brjann Sigurgeirsson, Klaus Lyngeled, Bergsala AB and Owe Bergsten.