“I wasn’t really sure what would happen if Sega didn’t do a better job of keeping up with its fans” -Tadashi Takezaki, former Sega staff member
Now jobless and depressed, he was faced with having to feed himself on an extremely low budget… Seeking any sort of thrill he could get, he rode the train two stops over…as luck would have it, he found a used game shop.
“Being the son of such a legendary character, expectations were higher than normal…” – Maito Fujioka, Sega Shirou
“We searched for all sorts of parts, but ultimately we ended up customizing parts from a military-use radar in order to make it!” – Sega engineer Masao Yoshimoto
“We couldn’t sell any because we had no stock…My mom said ‘Can’t they just give you one, since you’re the one who made it?!’” – Tomohiro Nishikado, creator of Space Invaders