Nintendo is considered one of the world’s largest video game companies, though Sony is currently beating them in annual revenue thanks to their PlayStation Network. Way back in 1889, Nintendo began their venture into the global marketplace as a card game manufacturer. Most people probably didn’t know that Nintendo was that old, right? They then proceeded to launch their own video game consoles and video games, including the Game Boy series and the Pokemon franchise. Today, their franchises are worth millions. Here are ten addicting Nintendo facts every gamer should know.
As we mentioned above, Nintendo was founded in 1889, and its original and single most popular products were a series of playing cards. They still sell them today as limited editions.
The Nintendo 64 is often considered one of the most groundbreaking consoles in the world, as it was the first to feature 3D graphics. It was also the final major console to make use of game cartridges.