545: Big Baby Con

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This week! Nintendo doesn’t like money yet they do like money under certain circumstances (NES Classic vs. Switch), Nintendo Direct stuff, self-serve digital refunds for Xbox Live content, the demo that cost Sega some sales, a buncha books you can read about games and so much more. Join us, won’t you?

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Running time: 1:39:48

Book list

Takahashi, Dean - Opening the Xbox: Inside Microsoft’s Plan to Unleash an Entertainment Revolution (2002) https://www.amazon.ca/Opening-Xbox-Microsofts-Entertainment-Revolution/dp/0761537082

Kent, Steven L. - The Ultimate History of Video Games: From Pong to Pokemon and Beyond… (2001)

https://www.amazon.ca/Ultimate-History-Video-Games-Pokemon/dp/0761536434/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492477578&sr=1-1&keywords=the+ultimate+history+of+video+games

Kushner, David - Masters of Doom (2004)

https://www.amazon.ca/Masters-Doom-Created-Transformed-Culture/dp/0812972155/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492477671&sr=1-1&keywords=masters+of+doom

Kunkel, Bill - Confessions of the Game Doctor (2005)

https://www.amazon.com/Confessions-Game-Doctor-Bill-Kunkel/dp/0964384892

Family Computer 1983-1994 (2003)

https://www.amazon.ca/Family-Computer-1983-1994-ISBN-4872338030/dp/4872338030

Herman, Leonard - Phoenix IV: The History of the Video Game Industry (2016)

https://www.amazon.ca/Phoenix-IV-History-Videogame-Industry/dp/1539031292/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492477933&sr=1-1&keywords=phoenix+iv

Szczepaniak, John - The Untold History of Japanese Video Game Developers Volume 1 (2014)

https://www.amazon.ca/Untold-History-Japanese-Game-Developers/dp/0992926009/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492478002&sr=1-3&keywords=the+untold+history+of+japanese+game+developers

Szczepaniak, John - The Untold History of Japanese Video Game Developers Volume 2 (2016)

https://www.amazon.ca/Untold-History-Japanese-Game-Developers-ebook/dp/B01BS64E60/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492478062&sr=1-1&keywords=the+untold+history+of+japanese+game+developers+volume+2

Horowitz, Ken - Playing at the Next Level: A History of American Sega Games (2016)

https://www.amazon.ca/Playing-Next-Level-History-American/dp/078649994X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492478162&sr=1-1&keywords=playing+at+the+next+level

Scheff, David - Game Over: Press Start to Continue (1999)

https://www.amazon.ca/Game-Over-Nintendo-Conquered-World-ebook/dp/B0060AY98I/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492478205&sr=1-1&keywords=game+over

Cohen, Scott - Zap! The Rise and Fall of Atari (1984)

https://www.amazon.ca/ZAP-Rise-Atari-Scott-Cohen/dp/0738868833/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492478346&sr=1-1&keywords=zap+atari

Stuart, Keith - Sega Mega Drive/Genesis Collected Works (2014)

https://www.amazon.ca/Sega-Mega-Drive-Genesis-2014-11-06/dp/0957576811

Petronille, Marc & Audureau, William - The History of Sonic the Hedgehog (2014)

https://www.amazon.ca/History-Sonic-Hedgehog-Marc-P%C3%A9tronille/dp/1926778960/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492478463&sr=1-1&keywords=history+of+sonic+the+hedgehog

Harris, Blake J. - Console Wars (2014)

https://www.amazon.ca/Console-Wars-Nintendo-Defined-Generation-ebook/dp/B00FJ379XE/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1492478577&sr=1-1&keywords=console+wars

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