The Greatest Video Game of All Time Is Now a Middle Manager

It’s my fault. I missed it. The anniversary of an actual game changer. February 21st, 1986. What were you doing? I probably had basketball practice. I was 7. I had a bowl cut. I am just sharing information. A world away, in Japan, the greatest video game of all time was released. I didn’t know at that moment but 18 months later, my life would change.

Rewind a bit. A year before, I went over to my friend Ben’s house. He had a Nintendo Entertainment System. I had never once played a video game. We were in his room on the 3rd floor…