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 Adds Pyra and Mythra to the 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' Roster
Gaming

Nintendo Adds Pyra and Mythra to the 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' Roster

Alongside a new stage set on the back of flying titan Azurda.

Orlando's Super Nintendo World Theme Park Delayed Until 2025
Travel

Orlando's Super Nintendo World Theme Park Delayed Until 2025

Originally slated for a 2023 opening.

'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' Player Re-Creates the Entire First Act of 'Hamilton' In-Game
Gaming

'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' Player Re-Creates the Entire First Act of 'Hamilton' In-Game

No news yet on act two.

A 7-Inch OLED Screen Nintendo Switch With 4K Output Is Set to Release This Year
Gaming

A 7-Inch OLED Screen Nintendo Switch With 4K Output Is Set to Release This Year

The displays will be supplied by Samsung.

Video Shows Differences in DS and Switch Graphics for 'Pokémon Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl'
Gaming

Video Shows Differences in DS and Switch Graphics for 'Pokémon Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl'

14 years in the making.

'Zelda' Fan Creates Real-Life Majora's Mask
Design

'Zelda' Fan Creates Real-Life Majora's Mask

Keep this one away from the Skull Kid.

Pokémon Officially Announces 'Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl' Remakes and 'Legends: Arceus' Games
Gaming

Pokémon Officially Announces 'Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl' Remakes and 'Legends: Arceus' Games

Also revealing new details about ‘New Pokémon Snap.’

The Original PlayStation's 'Legend of Mana' is Coming to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch
Gaming

The Original PlayStation's 'Legend of Mana' is Coming to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch

Originally launched back in 1999.

Leaks Point to Release of 'Pokémon Diamond and Pearl' Remakes This Month
Gaming

Leaks Point to Release of 'Pokémon Diamond and Pearl' Remakes This Month

Shortly after the official Pokémon Twitter’s apparent “Let’s go, Sinnoh!” region teasers.

Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic Super Mario-Themed Sushi
Entertainment

Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic Super Mario-Themed Sushi

Can I interest you in a uni gunkan Goomba?

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