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Parting Shot: ‘The Legend of Zelda,’ ‘Mega Man’ and ‘Metroid’ as Japanese Woodblock Prints
Parting Shot: ‘The Legend of Zelda,’ ‘Mega Man’ and ‘Metroid’ as Japanese Woodblock Prints
The influence of Japanese culture on classic 1980s Nintendo games isn't always overt -- especially considering how localized box art and other modifications colored consumer's earliest experiences with many titles. The fact remains, however, that the games that defined (and continue to define) generations of gamers have a unique heritage influenced by their Japanese origins...