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A drawing to honor Hiroshi Yamauchi, who gave the world Mario, Donkey Kong and the Game Boy. RIP.

R.I.P. Hiroshi Yamauchi On September all Nintendo fans mourned the death of the person who took Nintendo, the hanafuda card making company, into the video game company that we all love today.

beforemario: Nintendo's birthplace in Kyōto Initially, when Nintendo's business started, this site was important as workplace and shop; here Nintendo manufactured its cards in limited numbers and sold these directly to its customers. Gradually the site's role changed into factory and center of an increasingly large distribution network, until eventually larger factories and offices where acquired elsewhere in the city. At the end the 1950s, this building lost its position as headquarter…

Clip: “In 1963, Yamauchi renamed Nintendo Playing Card Co. Ltd. to Nintendo Co., Ltd. The company then began to experiment in other areas of business using newly injected capital during the period of time between 1963 and 1968. Nintendo set up a taxi company called Daiya. It also set up a love hotel chain, a TV network, a food company (selling instant rice) and several other ventures.” Read more here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nintendo

Satoru Iwata - was a Japanese businessman & game programmer who served as the 4th president & chief executive officer of Nintendo. He worked as a programmer at HAL Laboratory early in his career, helping to develop games in the Super Smash Bros., Kirby, & Pokémon series before joining Nintendo in 2000. He succeeded Hiroshi Yamauchi as the company's president in May 2002. On July 12, 2015, Nintendo announced that Iwata died the previous day at the age of 55 due to complications with his…

In Honor of the passing of Hiroshi Yamauchi, here's some real life Tetris gone awry...

Here's to You, Mr. Yamuachi | A god has died. Hiroshi Yamuachi, the godfather of the console, the father of the modern gaming industry, passed away yesterday and my amigo and I are playing the godfather’s opuses in tribute, beginning with his most classic title. Mario warps into Zone 8. I kick the recliner out on my chair and sink back into a reflective state only a good hybrid inspires, focusing on the influence of Nintendo’s Yamuachi’s on my generation and those to come.