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GUNPEI YOKOI: LIFE AND PHILOSOPHY OF THE NINTENDO TOY GOD

Florent Gorges, Takefumi Makino



 

Game & Watch, Game Boy, Donkey Kong, Dr. Mario, Virtual Boy, WonderSwan, Tenbillion, Ultra Machine, Mario Bros., Ultra Hand, D-pad… All these famous gaming terms aren't just part of the family of the greatest playful inventions of the 20th century - they were born from the ingenious mind of one man: Gunpei Yokoi!


Discover the amazing story of this former Nintendo employee, or how this engineer managed to impact the entire video game industry.


An exceptional collection of exclusive testimonies made to Gunpei Yokoi, a few months before his death. Filled with many unpublished photos generously loaned by the family of the deceased, this book is much more than a tribute: it is also a real reference in terms of management, revealing all the manufacturing secrets of this man considered as the "god of toys" in Japan!

 

PUBLICATION DETAILS

LANGUAGE

BINDING

EDITION

ISBN

YEAR

PAGES

Japanese

Paperback

9784048850582

2010

225

French

Hardcover

9782918272717

2013

208

OTHER NAMES

  • Gunpei Yokoi - Vie et philosophie du dieu des jouets Nintendo

  • ゲームの父・横井軍平伝 任天堂のDNAを創造した男

  • The Legend of Gunpei Yokoi: The Father of Gaming

 

TAGS


Publishers: #Kadokawa (Kadokawa [角川書店(角川グループパブリッシング)] #PixNLove (Pix 'N Love)

Languages: #French #Japanese

Accessibility: N/A


Companies:

#Nintendo (Nintendo)


Public Figures:

#GunpeiYokoi (Gunpei Yokoi)


Games:

N/A


Misc:

#LesGrandsNomsDuJeuVidéo (Les Grands Noms Du Jeu Vidéo)

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