The Nintendo Entertainment System is Nintendo's third generation console(first one after the video game crash of 1983)
The NES started many of Nintendo's most famous video game series, such as The Legend of Zelda and Metroid and provided the most famous game in the Mario series, Super Mario Bros. Otherwise, apart from these famous games, they released short-lived series, based games off of movies and resurrected famous Arcade games like Galaga and Cabal.
Involvment in the video game industryEdit
After the Video Game crash of 1983, an event allegedly caused by an Atari 2600 game, Nintendo put out their first serious console, the NES. This helped the industry out of it's recession, statistics say.