"It" was, of course, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, which arrived in America 15 years ago this week. Back then, Nintendo was flying high on the seven-year worldwide success of its original NES console. Still, by the end of the 1980s, its competitors were beginning to make strides toward carving themselves a slice of the market Nintendo practically monopolized.
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