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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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Family Computer Disk System

The Family Computer Disk System remains a largely forgotten yet seminally important chapter in not only the history of Nintendo, but also in the history of video games as a whole.

Posted in 1986, hardware