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7 Ways Hiroshi Yamauchi Changed Nintendo

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It was a sad day for the video game industry and Nintendo fans the world over when the company announced the passing of their erstwhile president, Hiroshi Yamauchi. Building the company up from a small family business into an enduring entertainment monolith, Yamauchi left behind an impressive 53-year legacy demonstrating his keen business savvy and acumen. And here are the seven ways he changed Nintendo!