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From creating Japanese playing cards in 1889 to becoming one of the most iconic video game companies in history, see how Nintendo has evolved

World-famous video game company Nintendo was founded in 1889 selling Japanese playing cards, and has found both success and failure throughout its 130-year history. In the ’60s, then-Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi tried expanding the games manufacturer to taxi and food services. It was Nintendo’s foray into electronic games in the […]
From creating Japanese playing cards in 1889 to becoming one of the most iconic video game companies in history, see how Nintendo has evolved
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Nintendo just snuck out a new version of the original ‘Legend of Zelda’ — and it’s available now on the Nintendo Switch

Nintendo’s Switch console recently added a paid online service that offers access to a growing library of classic games from the Nintendo Entertainment System. The service gets new games every month. In October, “Super Dodge Ball,” “Solomon’s Key,” and “NES Open Tournament Golf” were the three additions. In an unannounced […]
Nintendo just snuck out a new version of the original ‘Legend of Zelda’ — and it’s available now on the Nintendo Switch
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For the first time in over 30 years, Nintendo’s original NES console was the top-selling game system, beating out the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Nintendo’s miniaturized version of the original Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) was the top-selling game console in June. The tiny console outsold heavyweights like the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and even Nintendo’s own Switch. The NES Classic Edition was re-released on June 29, yet it still beat out the competition with […]
For the first time in over 30 years, Nintendo’s original NES console was the top-selling game system, beating out the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
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Nintendo is about to bring back its outrageously popular $60 NES console

Nintendo is rereleasing its NES Classic Edition console next week on June 29. The miniature console costs just $US60 and comes with 30 games. The NES Classic Edition was originally released in late 2016 as a limited-edition device. As a result, it was nearly impossible to find. Prepare yourselves: Nintendo […]
Nintendo is about to bring back its outrageously popular $60 NES console
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Nintendo is getting in its own way by not putting its classic games store on the Switch — something fans have been craving for over a year

In a surprise move, Nintendo confirmed it isn’t bringing its Virtual Console classic games store to the Switch console. Instead, the Nintendo Switch Online service will provide access to a limited library of Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) games. It costs $US20/year. It’s a bizarre decision, as the Virtual Console service […]
Nintendo is getting in its own way by not putting its classic games store on the Switch  —  something fans have been craving for over a year