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[Infographic] What Nintendo Means To The Gaming Industry

We may all be happily playing Halo 4 now on our Xboxes or racing to Forza Motorsport 4 on the PS3, but it’s all too easy to forget that video games pioneer Nintendo once helped save the video game industry way back in the 1980s.

Originally founded way back in 1889, today Nintendo is the world’s largest video game company by revenue as well as being Japan’s third most valuable listed company with a market value of over US$85 billion.

Here’s an infographic, courtesy of, that shows some numbers around Nintendo’s impact on the video game industry (and more):




Daniel Goh is the founder and chief editor of Young | Upstarts, as well as an F&B entrepreneur. Daniel has a background in public relations, and is interested in issues in entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, public relations and the online space. He can be reached at daniel [at] youngupstarts [dot] com.

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