Nintendo From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about the Nintendo corporation. For the third-generation video game console from the company, see Nintendo Entertainment System . Nintendo Co., Ltd. Nintendo's current logo, in use since 2016 Headquarters in Kyoto Native name 任天堂株式会社 Romanized name Nintendō kabushikigaisha Formerly called Nintendo Karuta Co., Ltd. The Nintendo Playing Card Co. Type Public Traded as TYO : 7974 Industry Video game industry Consumer electronics Founded 23 September 1889; 128 years ago Founder Fusajiro Yamauchi
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Website nintendo.com Nintendo Co., Ltd. [a] is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto . Nintendo is one of the world's largest video game companies by market capitalization, creating some of the best-known and top-selling video game franchises, such as Mario , The Legend of Zelda , and Pokémon .  Founded on 23 September 1889 by Fusajiro Yamauchi , it originally produced handmade hanafuda playing cards .  By 1963, the company had tried several small niche businesses, such as cab services and love hotels .  Abandoning previous ventures in favor of toys in the 1960s, Nintendo then developed into a video game company in the 1970s, ultimately becoming one of the most influential in the industry and Japan's third most-valuable company with a market value of over $85 billion.  From 1992 until 2016, Nintendo was also the majority shareholder for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball . Contents [hide] 1 History o 1.1 1889–1956: As a card company o 1.2 1956–1974: New ventures o 1.3 1974–1978: Early electronic era o 1.4 1979–2003: Success with video games o 1.5 2004–2011: Nintendo DS and Wii o 1.6 2011–2015: Nintendo 3DS and Wii U o 1.7 2015–present: Mobile and Nintendo Switch 2 Products o 2.1 Home consoles o 2.2 Handheld consoles 3 Company structure o 3.1 Marketing o 3.2 Board of directors o 3.3 Executive officers o 3.4 Divisions o 3.5 Subsidiaries o 3.6 Logos 4 Policy o 4.1 Content guidelines o 4.2 License guidelines o 4.3 Emulation o 4.4 Seal of Quality o 4.5 Charitable projects o 4.6 Environmental record 5 Trademark 6 See also 7 Notes 8 References 9 Bibliography 10 Further reading 11 External links History Main article: History of Nintendo
1889–1956: As a card company Nintendo's original headquarters in the Kyoto Prefecture in 1889
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