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Former Nintendo President Hiroshi Yamauchi Dies At 85

Hiroshi Yamauchi, the former Nintendo president that ran the company during its transition from a playing card company to one of the world’s largest game developers, passed away due to pneumonia this morning. He was 85. Yamauchi began his career at Nintendo in 1949 when he was asked by his grandfather, then president of Nintendo, to take over for him. …

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