In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Hiroshi Yamauchi

hiroshi-yamauchiBorn: November 7, 1927 in Kyoto, Japan.

Died: September 19, 2013.

Hiroshi Yamauchi, president of Nintendo from 1949 until 2002, has passed away.  While he may not be a household name, you will know him as the man who ran the company and ushered in the Nintendo Entertainment System.  He transformed Nintendo from a small card making company into a multi-billion dollar video game empire.

Let’s all send good vibes out to his family and lets all take a moment to remember him when next we play a Nintendo system.

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