Long Serving President Of Nintendo Hiroshi Yamauchi Passes Away

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Posted September 19, 2013 by Richard Lee Breslin in Industry, Nintendo

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We at Push-Start are very saddened along with the gaming community at the passing of former president of Nintendo Hiroshi Yamauchi.  Mr Yamauchi was the president at Nintendo from an amazing time spanning from 1949-2002.  Mr Yamauchi’s version of transforming Nintendo into a toy and card games company into the console giants that we know today and his influence has spanned over generations and welcomed gamers of all ages and walks of life.

Mr Yamauchi passed away in a Kyoto hospital after battling pneumonia at the age of 85.  We at Push-Start would like to thank Hiroshi Yamauchi for all the gifts that he has given us over the years and our sincere condenses goes to his family and friends.

Thank you Yamauchi.


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Richard Lee Breslin
Richard Lee Breslin

Gamimg has been my life for 30+ years and will always be my passion. I have a BDes Hons Games Development and Digital Media, and I hope to one day turn my passion for gaming and writing into a living. My favourite gaming series are Resi Evil, Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill, Assassin's Creed, Uncharted and The Last of Us. I collect gaming merchandise, comics and movies. I love football (namely Aston Villa) and WWE. I can also often be found wondering the outskirts of Raccoon City. Follow me on Twitter @Solidus5nake and you can check out my Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/solidus5nake


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