Nintendo NES FamiCom Creator – Computerphile

Bring Donkey Kong home! – The unenviable task given to Masayuki Uemura by Nintendo bosses in the early ’80s. Unimpressed by Atari’s 2600 they set out to bring a true videogame arcade experience into the home.

Many thanks to The National Videogame Museum in Sheffield UK for setting up this interview:

Thanks also to Akinori Nakamura for interpreting for us.

See the full (almost) un-edited interview here:

This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.

Computer Science at the University of Nottingham:

Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran’s Numberphile. More at


Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button