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Hiroshi Yamauchi – former president and Nintendo legend has passed away



Hiroshi Yamauchi – former president and Nintendo legend has passed away


Hiroshi Yamauchi, the person who served as president of Nintendo for 53 years, died at the age of 85.

Mr Hiroshi Yamauchi he was the third president of Nintendo and died today at the age of 85. Nintendo has already confirmed this sad news.

He performed his function from 1949 until 2002when his duties were taken over by Satoru Iwata. After leaving, he was associated with the company and was one of the main shareholders. Many of you probably don’t know who this man was. It is worth remembering as his contributions to electronic entertainment and video productions are invaluable.

It was Hiroshi who introduced Nintendo to the gaming market; previously, the company was involved in the production of cards and toys. This includes thanks to him, we could play with consoles such as NES, SNES, Nintendo 64, GameCube, or GameBoy. Without it, the world of electronic entertainment would look completely different today. A great man, he passed away at a beautiful age, but, like any death, prematurely.

Honor his memory.

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