Nintendo is a gaming Company based in Kyoto, Japan. It is most famous for it's revolutionary games and consoles.
Nintendo was founded in 1889 by Japanese businessman Fusajiro Yamauchi as a Hanafuda playing card company. Later on, different business fields were experimented in, such as a taxi dispatching, a "love hotel", but it was not until current CEO Saturo Iwata stepped in did they begin developing video games. Until the Video Game Crash of 1983, they were developing arcade games such as Donkey Kong in 1981 and the series of portable Game and Watch one game consoles, as well as the less portable Color TV games. Once the industry crashed, Nintendo managed to assist in it's salvation with the development of The Nintendo Entertainment System, After which they proceeded to make further consoles such as The Nintendo 64 and the Gamecube and even hand helds like the Game boy line and Nintendo DS series.