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Old News '87: Zelda Is Going To Be Bigger Than Mario [Old News]

Once a week, let's dig up an old bit of news and see what became of it. Today we've got Nintendo in 1987 predicting that the Zelda NES "game pak" will be huge. Bold words, Nintendo. It's May of 1987, the year after Nintendo started selling the Nintendo Entertainment System in America. Super Mario Brothers has been a success and the industry, which in 2009, can have more than a million consoles sell in the U.
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