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Nintendo Is Founded

September 23, 1889

Nintendo Koppai is founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce and market handmade playing cards in Kyoto, Japan. In recognition of its card-playing roots, the name “Nintendo” means “leave luck to heaven.” By 1963, the company has tried several small niche businesses, such as a … Continue reading

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