Nintendo Co., Ltd. (任天堂株式会社, Nintendō Kabushiki gaisha) is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics company headquartered in Kyoto, Japan. Nintendo is the world's largest video game company by revenue. Founded on September 23, 1889 by Fusajiro Yamauchi, it originally produced handmade hanafuda cards. By 1963, the company had tried several small niche businesses, such as cab services and love hotels.Abandoning previous ventures, Nintendo developed into a video game company, becoming one of the most influential in the industry and Japan's third most valuable listed company with a market value of over US$85 billion.
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  • Final Fantasy XV - English Voiceover Trailer

    … of the voiceovers? Let me know in the comments below! * And yes, I realize this is a website for Nintendo news. However, from time to time its refreshing to talk about other series' that I'm a fan of. Hope thats ok! …

    Tyler James Thompson/ Wii U Plaza- 1 readers -
  • Nintendo Games as Pulp Fiction Book Covers

    … Here’s a random bit of Nintendo-themed art to wrap up your week. Artist Astor Alexander has turned a couple of classic Nintendo titles into pulp fiction book covers. Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda and Metroid all get the cover treatment, and the results are very cool. Even the titles and taglines fit the mood whilst referencing our favorite…

    James Casson/ Pure Nintendo- 1 readers -

  • Nintendo’s Beta Secrets; Six Interesting Things Found Hidden in Mario Games

    … train system that never got used in Super Mario Sunshine… to some degree it seems like the beta versions of the games are more interesting in terms of content and game mechanics than the ones we actually got to play! But that’s only the well known stuff. Oh sure, you know about the original game over screen in Luigi’s Mansion. Or the unused…

    Nintendo 3DS Daily- 2 readers -
  • Top 10 Wii Fighting Games – The Wii 100

    … After a few months in the dark the Wii 100 returns again with its top 10 Wii fighting games just in time for the holidays. So far 60 games of the Wii 100 have been showcased. Can you guess what some of the other 40 games will be? The post Top 10 Wii Fighting Games – The Wii 100 appeared first on Nintendo Enthusiast. …

    Jason Lepine/ Nintendo Enthusiast- 2 readers -
  • Splatoon Event in Japan on New Year’s Eve

    … / by Kyle Charizanis A Splatoon event will be held in Japan during December 31st and January 1st (yes, New Year’s Eve) as part of Game Party Japan 2015 in Tokyo. Splatoon will be playable at the event, so lucky participants will get some hands-on time with the much-anticipated new Nintendo IP. Hopefully they’ll also be allowed to capture…

    Nintendo Enthusiast- 2 readers -
  • What’s New on the Nintendo eShop 12/18/2014

    … Happy Thursday one and all! It’s time for the Nintendo eShop update, where Nintendo updates the eShops on both the Wii U and 3DS, giving us new games, demos, and sales. Wii U downloads this week: Cake Ninja 3: The Legend Continues Plenty of Fishies Toss N Go 99 Moves Meme Run Blok Drop X Twisted Fusion Wii U Virtual Console service…

    Gaming Precision- 2 readers -
  • Why Pokémon Players Are Obsessed With Blissey Secret Bases

    … In two words: experience points. Heaps and heaps of experience points. As you might already know, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire include something called "secret bases." Think of them like treehouses. Hidden throughout the game are nooks and crannies that players can move into and decorate, Animal Crossing style. While the game gives you…

    Patricia Hernandez/ Kotaku- 2 readers -

  • Double Take: The Future Of Nintendo Movies

    … Double Take is a series where we take recent announcements and occurrences in the gaming industry and offer our immediate thoughts on them. Information came out recently in light of the Sony hacking, revealing that Nintendo and Sony were in talks to make an animated Mario movie – albeit one that does not seem close to coming to fruition…

    Jonathan Harrington/ Nintendo Enthusiast- 2 readers -
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