You’ll rarely come across a young person without first-hand experience with Nintendo. Their legendary games and beloved characters have touched the hearts of countless gamers across the world. In light of the recent and shocking death of Nintendo CEO, Satoru Iwata, come with us on a look into some of the most influential moments in Nintendo history!
1. Outta Luck
It’s little known that Nintendo didn’t start off as a game and console manufacturer. In fact, Nintendo, originally created in 1889 as Nintendo Koppai, was a small handmade playing cards company that expanded to make the next closest thing: toys. The transition from making card games of luck to the more modern toys industry started Nintendo’s path to becoming the greatest game company in history.