Random: Tonight’s Direct Is Also Nintendo’s 132nd Birthday

You don’t look a day over 121.

Where were you when you first found out that Nintendo is older than dirt? And, be honest: did you think to yourself, “I’m fairly sure the Victorians didn’t have Game Boys”?

Just to make sure we’re all on the same page: Nintendo was founded in 1889 as a playing card company, manufacturing Hanafuda cards for the Japanese population. They also made some… kinda terrible, kinda weird products and business decisions in the ’60s and ’70s, including “love hotels” and instant rice.

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