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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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‘Animal Crossing’ is rapidly ascending Nintendo’s best-seller list – here are the 10 best-selling Switch games thus far

Nintendo’s Switch is outrageously popular, and Nintendo’s games on the Switch are selling like gangbusters. Several games have already sold over 20 million copies, including 2018’s “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” and 2020’s blockbuster “Animal Crossing” game. In a surprise twist, neither a “Super Mario” nor a “Legend of Zelda” game […]
‘Animal Crossing’ is rapidly ascending Nintendo’s best-seller list – here are the 10 best-selling Switch games thus far
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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
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You can get some ‘Mario Kart’ in Google Maps starting today

Google Maps and Nintendo announced a temporary, opt-in feature that allows users to “navigate the world as Mario.” “Mario Mode” changes Google Maps’ blue navigation arrow to a “Mario Kart” character, in honour of Nintendo’s iconic video game series. It’s in honour of March 10th, or “Mario Day.” Mar. 10. […]
You can get some ‘Mario Kart’ in Google Maps starting today
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Nintendo has officially announced a ‘Super Mario’ movie

Nintendo is producing a “Super Mario” movie. The animated title will be supervised by Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto, as well as Illumination Entertainment. There are no details with regard to its release date, but rumour has it the film might hit theatres in 2020. Nintendo has officially announced that a […]
Nintendo has officially announced a ‘Super Mario’ movie
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Why Nintendo is dominating like the old days

Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget and chief tech correspondent Steve Kovach break down Nintendo, which has seen its stock surge following the release of its new Switch gaming console, which is a huge upgrade over the Wii U. Blodget points out the company’s stock history, which saw shares peak around […]
Why Nintendo is dominating like the old days