Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation is an upcoming book chronicling the fight -read war- between Nintendo and Sega in the 1990s. Sony Pictures has bought the rights to the book and is producing a feature film and a documentary based on it.
Book Trade reports that Sony Pictures is working on two adaptations of the book. The first is a feature film which will be written and directed by Seth Rogen (Pineapple Express, This is The End) and Evan Goldberg. Both of whom have written a foreword for the book.
The second will be a documentary film, with Rogen and Goldberg producing.
The book is described as “a riveting behind-the-scenes business thriller that chronicles how Sega, a small, scrappy gaming company led by an unlikely visionary, took on the juggernaut Nintendo and revolutionized the video game industry.” It will be published this August.
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