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Hiroshi Yamauchi Dies Age 85

Hiroshi Yamauchi, third president of Nintendo has died today, aged 85, as confirmed by the company.

Hiroshi Yamauchi ran Nintendo for a whopping 53 years, and was the second largest share-holder at the time of his death. He helped bring gems like the NES, SNES, N64 and the Gamecube into our homes and hearts and will be remembered for his revolutionary work with the company.

Emseypenguin | 19th September, 2013
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Big name gone from the video game world. What a inspiring man.
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