Phil Spencer, Microsoft Corp.'s head of gaming, discusses the company's bet on a new Xbox console with Bloomberg's Cory Johnson. From Bloomberg Technology.
The Super Nintendo may be among the most beloved videogame consoles of all time, but when it launched in the U.S. 25 years ago, it faced an uphill battle. The system had been a smash hit upon being released in Japan a year earlier, under the name Super Famicom, but the U.S. launch didn't go as well. Had Sega not been an option, it's likely the SNES launch would have gone more smoothly. But shelling out nearly $200 for a system that did not yet have a full library of games was a hard pill to swallow for many parents.Eventually, Nintendo the uphill battle for console dominations and the rest was history. From wochit Tech.
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