Nintendo is a global Japanese corporation headquartered in Kyoto. Their involvement in consumer goods is video games and entertainment. Its foreign branches range from the United States and Europe. Nintendo also produces some of the well established and most popular video game series in history, like Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Animal Crossing, and Pokémon, and is one of the biggest computer game firms in the world by market capitalization. Nintendo took off in popularity with the Nintendo 64, Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, and the famously classic: NES Classic. Nintendo’s creator: Fusajiro Yamauchi started in 1889 selling hanafuda playing cards.
Nintendo’s most famous product is the Wii, which is Nintendo’s best-selling video game console. Despite Nintendo releasing different video game consoles, the Wii has remained Nintendo’s most famous product, selling 100 million units worldwide since 2007. In 2009, alone it sold Nintendo sold 26 million units of the Wii.
Nintendo was created on September 23, 1889, and originally named Nintendo Karuta. Nintendo was created by Fusajiro Yamauchi, a craftsman, in Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto in Japan. Nintendo was created with the intention of producing and distributing the traditional Japanese playing card. Throughout the years Nintendo continued to grow and became the company that is known today.
The best selling Nintendo games of time are the Mario franchise of games including Super Mario, Mario Kart, Mario Party, and Mario Sports. Popular Nintendo Games also include Pokémon, the Wii Series games, The Legend of Zelda, and Donkey Kong. Other popular games are Animal Crossing, Super Smash Bros, and Game & Watch.