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Disk Writer

  The Disk Writer kiosks took full advantage of the Disk Cards capability to be written and rewritten. This device best exemplifies Nintendo of Japan’s ingenuity and in many ways foreshadowed the non-retail DLC marketplace prevalent in the modern video game industry. 

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Developed and released as a solution to both the storage and functional shortfalls of the Famicom’s native cartridge medium, the Disk System mostly delivered on Nintendo’s promise of the next evolution in their home video game invasion. Mostly.

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