Nightly News   |  September 19, 2013

Hiroshi Yamauchi, who brought Nintendo to global fame, dies at 85

After running Nintendo for decades, Hiroshi Yamauchi turned the brand into a powerhouse, and became one of the richest men in Japan. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> word from japan that hiroshi yamauchi has died. he made nintendo a brand. it was a playing card brand before mario brothers and donkey kong and wii. he was 85 years old.