Items tagged with Hiroshi Yamauchi

Those who are part of the Nintendo family, as well as fans of the iconic gaming company, are carrying around heavy hearts today after learning of the passing of Hiroshi Yamauchi, the third president of the family run business and perhaps most influential Nintendo figure of all time. It was under his leadership that Nintendo made a successful transition from a playing card company to a console and video game firm. In other words, he shaped Nintendo as you now know it. Nintendo actually started off selling playing cards when it was founded in 1889. It was still heavily involved in that business when... Read more...