The complete history of Nintendo, from 1889 to present

Monday, 8 September 2008 07:42 GMT By Patrick Garratt

Australian site Gameplayer’s posted a pocket history of Nintendo, and it’s essential reading. The ten-page piece breaks the company’s backstory down into bite-sized chunks, including the firm’s history in the playing cards and how it was saved by the Yakuza.

Why would you not want to know that?