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Atari's E.T. game and its burial.

Atari's E.T. game was so poorly designed and manufactured that it's often cited as the reason for the video game crash of 1983. Atari allegedly buried millions of unsold cartridges in a landfill in New Mexico.

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Nintendo Entertainment System.

In the early 1980s, Nintendo Entertainment System was losing market share to Sega. In order to win back market share, Nintendo developed exclusive games for its console, which helped them regain the top spot.

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Nintendo's GameBoy.

The GameBoy was a huge success due to Nintendo's decision to build the console around well-known franchises like Super Mario and The Legend of Zelda.

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One level of Super Mario Bros being designed in just seven days.

Super Mario Bros creator Shigeru Miyamoto designed one level in the game in seven days.

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The Atari crash of 1983.

In 1983, Atari was the largest video game company in the world. However, they released a game called E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial that was so poorly made that it led to the company's bankruptcy. This event is often cited as one of the reasons for the declin

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The game Spelunky.

In 2009, Derek Yu independently coded and released the game Spelunky. The game became an underground hit, and in 2012, it was released on Xbox Live Arcade, where it became an even bigger success.

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The making of Super Mario Bros.

Super Mario Bros. is one of the most popular and well-known video games of all time. The game was developed by Nintendo in 1985 and it helped to define the side-scrolling genre of video games.

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how Nintendo created the first ever video game.

In order to create the first video game, Nintendo had to invent a new way to create video games.

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how Nintendo mascots were born.

Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of Mario and other Nintendo icons, didn't originally want to create video games. He was persuaded to do so when he saw people playing Space Invaders in a Tokyo arcade and saw the potential for something different.

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how games are made, from idea to release

This is a comprehensive look at the entire process of game development, from start to finish. It covers everything from concept to marketing to release.

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the story of Atari and the 1983 video game crash.

Atari was the leading game developer in the early 1980s. However, the video game crash of 1983 led to the company's bankruptcy.

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the story of Flappy Bird.

Nguyen Dong, the creator of Flappy Bird, pulled the game from app stores because he couldn't handle the success. This story highlights the importance of designing and testing games before release.

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