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  1. Sep 2020
    1. It was during the development of the Game & Watch that Yokoi laid down principles of hardware design that would echo through Nintendo’s history right up to the present day, dubbing it "Lateral Thinking of Withered Technology"

      Dit is de basis geweest voor het denken rondom alle hardware van Nintendo. Fun gameplay is belangrijker dan flashy technologie. Liever oudere tech gebruiken en die op een innovatieve manier inzetten dan altijd de latest en greatest in willen zetten.

    2. The genesis of Nintendo’s Game & Watch series is recounted in an equally whimsical tale. According to legend, Nintendo engineer Gunpei Yokoi came up with the concept after observing a bored Japanese salaryman absent-mindedly poking at the buttons of his pocket calculator whilst travelling to work. This seemingly innocuous encounter ultimately gave birth to portable video gaming as we know it today.

      Mooi verhaal

  2. Apr 2020
  3. Apr 2017
    1. Game Night

      Oxford College Library is offering a Game Night on April 14, 2017, 7-11 pm! We hope to see you there!