Did you know Nintendo was originally a card company?

By on January 5, 2012

Or that hard games are usually referred to as ‘Nintendo Hard’?

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A reddit user has created, or found (you can never be sure about this), a “What you didn’t know about Nintendo” infograph listing stats and facts about the famous Japanese developer.

There might be some errors (I really doubt Nintendo is bigger than Sony and Yahoo), but it’s a pretty interesting read. Did you know Nintendo was born as a playing card-making company? That Nintendo means “Leave luck to heaven” in Japanese? That Mario is more recognizable that Micky? Or that Mario has a 27′ vertical jump? No? Well, now you do:


Mufaddal Fakhruddin is the Editor for IGN ME and thinks writing in third person about himself in an about me section is weird.

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