Billionaire Nintendo Changemaker Hiroshi Yamauchi Dies

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Billionaire Nintendo Changemaker Hiroshi Yamauchi Dies

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The long-time leader of Nintendo and an icon of Japan?s videogame industry, Hiroshi Yamauchi, passed away in Japan at the age of 85. Over his 53 year reign, the college dropout transformed Nintendo into a global video game industry powerhouse. His vision launched the Game Boy console and the classic Donkey Kong and Super Marios video games.

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