Monday, May 16, 2011

Nintendo History




         With the Nintendo name is shining again after a successful spawn a Wii console in Video Game Industry, it will be very interesting to know what is the history behind Nintendo. Nintendo Company first built in 1889 olehFusajiro Yamauchi and certainly not as a company in the field of video games, but as a toy maker Hanafuda card. The card game became famous until finally Yamauchi had to hire assistants to help him.
In 1956, Hiroshi Yamauchi Yamauchi Fusajiro grandson came to America to speak with United States Playing Card Company is a leader in the Playing Card Industry . He was surprised by his small company's office, until finally he felt that the industry is too small and Nintendo have to expand into other businesses.
As an embodiment of the future goals, in 1963, Yamauchi change namaNintendo Playing Card Company Limited to Nintendo Company Limited. The company began experimenting with trying to break into another industry in Japan. From the period 1963 to 1968 they had a lot of experimenting in other industries, such as taxi companies, TV networks, Instant Food Company with product Instant Rice, and even Love Hotels.
In 1966, Nintendo's entry into the world of children's toy industry with their product, developed by Ultra Hand Gunpei Yokoi. Yokoi which had previously been in maintenance now moved the new department that is Nintendo Gamessebagai product developer. From there, Nintendo continues to wrestle with the issue of toy products such as Ultra Machine, Love Tester and serial Kosenjuu which is a Light Gun Games. But arguably the toy industry, Nintendo was still behind when compared with Bandai and Tomy are indeed already has a big name.
In 1973, Nintendo began to focus on family entertainment with products Laser Clay Shooting System that uses the same technology as was used in Serial Kousenjuu, the product was placed at bowling place is usually crowded visitors. However, because funding is too large operational end product should be closed.
In 1974, Nintendo has the rights to distribute the Magnavox Odyssey in Japan. And in 1977 nintendo start making video game systems of their own called the Color TV Game is where the game built in to the system. In the same year the legendary Shigeru Miyamoto at Nintendo hired by, and at that time he worked under Yokoi.
In 1978, Nintendo entered the industry with their products Arcade Game Computer Othello, and as the current year Nintendo continues to release other titles. Originally Nintendo only benefit a few but with the making of the game with the title of Donkey Kong in 1981 drastically changed the fortunes of Nintendo. Success of the game which is then in port to multiple gaming consoles like the Atari 2600, Intellivision and ColecoVision provide substantial financial benefits for Nintendo.
 In 1980, Nintendo Game & Watch makes a successful market. further in 1983, Nintendo launched the Family Computer, or Famicom in Japan. And finally the machine was brought to America in 1985, with Super Mario Bros.. And in 1989, Nintendo also released their new Game Boy product that was developed by Yokoi.
 Developed into a Game Boy Pocket Game Boy and Game Boy Color which only has a slightly different specification with the original version. Then continue with the success of the Game Boy Game Boy Advance (GBA), which has a technology similar to the SNES, which also finally updated the Game Boy Advance SP, which is a flip version of the GBA. Before the completion GBA, Nintendo also introduced the GBA Micro is smaller than the original GBA.
        Then after the Game Boy Advance, Nintendo made a surprise with the Nintendo DS which has a similar specification to the Nintendo 64 but has not one but two LCD screens. One of these screens is a touch screen used in the game. Nintendo DS continues to prosper despite getting fierce competition from the PSP has better graphics capability, and Nintendo DS remake more successful with the DS Lite with more streamlined and stylish appearance. And in 2008, Nintendo announced the Nintendo DSi, which is similar to the DS only has a larger screen, better sound quality, bulit in Web Browser and 2 cameras.
In terms of consoles, Nintendo Enterteinment System or NES followed by the Super Famicom in Japan or the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) in America. The next Nintendo introduced the Nintendo 64 that has the greatest 3D capabilities dijamannya, and also introduced the use of the Analog Stick is good on the console, Nintendo 64 also has 4 controller ports, but unfortunately at this time Nintendo have outdone by Sony's success with their PlayStation.
    Next Nintendo launched the GameCube, where the console is the first Nintendo console that uses a piece of disc media. And Nintendo's latest console at this time is the Nintendo Wii bring back glorious name in the console industry by using motion sensors as control and the joystick which resembles a remote combined with a variety of online features such as WiiWare, Virtual Console, and much more.




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