The Fall of Nintendo


Nintendo.  One of the most recognized names in the history of video games.  Ask any parent about video games, and chances are, their first reaction will have Nintendo in the response.  Turn off that damn Nintendo! your mother might say.  If you're an avid gamer, you've probably played at least one Nintendo system.  For those still in high school, your first system was probably an NES.

Through all the years, through all the ups and downs, Nintendo remained the single dominating force in video games, until one fateful decision in 1993 concerning the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, also known as the SNES.

This article will detail the beginnings of the company, up to their first system, their first mistake, and the frequent mistakes that have led them up to this point.

Continued: Nintendo's Beginning

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