The History of Nintendo

One of the most famous video game developers of all time.


1889-1956: Nintendo starts selling playing cards called "Hanafuda". Nintendo still sells cards today.

1956- 1974: Nintendo starts expanding on their merchandise, but most of them weren't a success. one of the successful items was a toy called ultra hand.

1974-today: Nintendo's most popular franchise. The first electronic device by them was the game & watch in 1980. 4 years later, Nintendo created the Nintendo entertainment system

(NES), which exploded popularity in the US. Much later, Nintendo made the most recent device, the New 3ds XL,

History of systems

1977: Magnavox odyssey

Known as the oldest electronic by Nintendo

1984: NES

Most famous for the design of the controller