The father of modern day Nintendo Hiroshi Yamauchi has died

The gaming industry wouldn’t be what it is today if it weren’t for the vision of Hiroshi Yamauchi.

Hiroshi Yamauchi, the Japanese businessman credited with transforming Nintendo into a world-leading video games company, has died aged 85.

Mr Yamauchi ran the firm for 53 years, and was its second-largest shareholder at the time of his death.

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