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"He’s malleable, squishy, and moldable, a character that’s both lovable and deeply functional. Sakurai’s pink puff slots logically into almost any role, whether it’s deeply traditional or playfully experimental, making him a perfect icon for Nintendo. The company’s built an empire on indulging its oddest and safest impulses simultaneously. Kirby isn’t the face of Nintendo. He’s not Mario or Pikachu, but his 22-year career embodies Nintendo’s appealing creative spirit, vacillating between staid routine and weird experimentation."

For Our Consideration: Kirby embodies the best and worst of Nintendo’s malleable creative spirit

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"Crisis in the Kremlin"
Computer Gaming World, January 1992 (#90)
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The fall of the Soviet Union brought many good fortunes in its wake: Eastern and Western Berliners were reunited,  Nicolas Cage got to buy a bunch of surplus weapons, and the marketing team over at MicroProse jumped on the opportunity to call their  year-old published strategy game clairvoyant.
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"Crisis in the Kremlin"

  • Computer Gaming World, January 1992 (#90)
  • Uploaded by CGW Museum
  • The fall of the Soviet Union brought many good fortunes in its wake: Eastern and Western Berliners were reunited,  Nicolas Cage got to buy a bunch of surplus weapons, and the marketing team over at MicroProse jumped on the opportunity to call their  year-old published strategy game clairvoyant.