Nintendo and Gunpei Yokoi

March 1, 2017

TCW Podcast Episode 037 - Nintendo and Gunpei Yokoi

 

We go over the career of Gumpei Yokoi.  From his falling into a job at Nintendo until his untimely death.  We cover his contributions to Nintendo, and the game industry, and set the record straight on what he did, and did not have influence on.  In the end his true legacy is the talent he mentored, philosophy, and vision that still influences Nintendo to this day.

 

Game and Watch Collection: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HZiBtXwyHM

 

Radar Scope: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvAq7Kckid8

 

Arcade Donkey Kong: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBHJhla8TO4

 

Arcade Mario Brothers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54olndhqPSA

 

NES Speed Run Metroid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67kQ3l-1qMs

 

Kids React to Gameboy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pCp8g-VjOs

 

Virtual Boy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jjz4bls_gPs

 

The Wonderswan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPJrmNq-1Ow

 

New episodes on the 1st and 15th of every month!

 

TCW Email: tcwpodcast@gmail.com 

Twitter: @tcwpodcast

Alex's Blog: http://videogamehistorian.wordpress.com

 

Intro Music: Josh Woodward - Airplane Mode -  Music - "Airplane Mode" by Josh Woodward. Free download:http://joshwoodward.com/song/AirplaneMode 

Outro Music: RolemMusic - Bacterial Love - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Rolemusic/Pop_Singles_Compilation_2014/01_rolemusic_-_bacterial_love 

Copyright: Attribution: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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