012: Controllers To The Sky

Today, nearly 70% of households in the United States have at least one game console, and billions are spent, and earned, on the blockbuster titles that power them. Forget music and movies, whoever has the game, has the world. That’s the story author Blake Harris aims to tell in his new book, Console Wars. Set in the 1990s, Harris tracks the battle between gaming giants Sega and Nintendo, as they go head-to-head for control of an emerging market. It’s a story of corporate intrigue and betrayal, with the winner claiming bragging rights to a brave new world.