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Retronauts: The Games That Shaped Japan

 Mario. Sonic. Final Fantasy. Zelda. Resident Evil. We all know the games that came from Japan and influenced the world, but what about the games that inspired those series? Jeremy Parish, Nadia Oxford, and Kevin Bunch look at the classics that Japanese audiences (and game designers) fell in love with during the early 1980s and used as their blueprints for inventing the hit franchises that we still play today.