Nintendo

Nintendo is a Japanese gaming company that was originally founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi in 1889 as a playing card business. Developer Shigeru Miyamoto was hired in 1977 to design Nintendo's first console, the Color TV-Game, but the company wouldn't see huge success until Miyamoto shifted into designing the arcade game 'Donkey Kong' in 1981. The title introduced early iterations of the titular character and its protagonist Mario, also known as Jumpman. Nintendo would go on to produce the handheld Game & Watch before creating its Nintendo Entertainment System console, where some of the best-known and top-selling gaming franchises were born, such as 'Super Mario Bros.,' 'The Legend of Zelda,' and 'Tetris.' Nintendo has gone on to become one of the most influential companies in the gaming industry and one of Japan's most valuable businesses.

Nintendo Addresses Rumors of the Nintendo Switch Pro Release
Gaming

Nintendo Addresses Rumors of the Nintendo Switch Pro Release

Shortly after it officially unveiled the Nintendo Switch OLED model.

Answer's Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Boxing Grips Look An Awful Lot Like Knuckledusters
Gaming

Answer's Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Boxing Grips Look An Awful Lot Like Knuckledusters

Made for boxing and fitness games.

A Rare Nintendo 'Kirby' e-Reader Card From E3 2002 Has Popped Up on eBay
Gaming

A Rare Nintendo 'Kirby' e-Reader Card From E3 2002 Has Popped Up on eBay

All other cards were either redeemed or destroyed.

TAG Heuer’s Super Mario Connected Watch Sold Out in Less than Ten Minutes
Watches

TAG Heuer’s Super Mario Connected Watch Sold Out in Less than Ten Minutes

And it’s already fetching soaring prices on the resale market.

An Extremely Rare PC Port of 'Super Mario Bros. 3' Has Been Rediscovered
Gaming

An Extremely Rare PC Port of 'Super Mario Bros. 3' Has Been Rediscovered

Created by id Software back in 1990.


TAG Heuer Teams Up With Nintendo For Limited-Edition Super Mario Connected Timepiece
Watches

TAG Heuer Teams Up With Nintendo For Limited-Edition Super Mario Connected Timepiece

Presented by TAG Heuer
Keep fit with the help of Mushroom Kingdom’s hero.

A Sealed Copy Of 'Super Mario 64' Has Just Sold for $1.56 Million USD
Gaming

A Sealed Copy Of 'Super Mario 64' Has Just Sold for $1.56 Million USD

Now the most valuable video game collectible in history.

Sealed Copy of ‘The Legend of Zelda’ From 1987 Sells for a Record $870,000 USD
Gaming

Sealed Copy of ‘The Legend of Zelda’ From 1987 Sells for a Record $870,000 USD

Likely the most expensive game ever.

Nintendo Unveils New Switch OLED Model
Gaming

Nintendo Unveils New Switch OLED Model

Featuring a seven-inch screen and a wide adjustable stand.

Nintendo Release Five-Minute-Long Overview Video of 'Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD'
Gaming

Nintendo Release Five-Minute-Long Overview Video of 'Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD'

Previewing how the Joy-Con controller mechanics will work.

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