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Satoshi Tajiri: New Game Design

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Satoshi Tajiri: New Game Design
ISBN: 978-4870258587
Published: December, 1995
Publisher: Enix
Author: Satoshi Tajiri (Game Freak)

New Game Design (Japanese: 新ゲームデザイン), known in full as New Game Design: Come and See Video Game Ideas! (Japanese: 新ゲームデザイン: TVゲームのアイディアが見えてくる!), is a Japanese book written by Satoshi Tajiri about video game production. It is 160 pages long and also includes a poster listing different types of games under thirteen genres.

The book includes a short four page section about Pokémon Red and Green before they were officially released. Additionally, the front and back covers appear to have pre-release sprites from Red and Green and possibly other games.[1][2]

This book was published by Enix and there were approximately 15,000 copies sold.[3] It is 156 pages long. The dimensions of the book are 21×15.2×1.6 cm (8.3×6×0.6 in).


  1. New Game Design page 153
  2. Glitch City Laboratories forums thread
  3. History of Game Freak (archived page from April 15, 1997)

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