Tag Archives: Hiroshi Yamauchi
Fri, Sep 20, 2013 | 10:04 BST
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has issued a statement following the passing of the company’s third president Hiroshi Yamauchi. He died yesterday, aged 85.
Thu, Sep 19, 2013 | 16:33 BST
Nintendo’s third president Hiroshi Yamauchi died this morning at 85, according to a confirmation by the company.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 01:33 BST
Here’s a delightful little anecdote from the annals of industry history. The Famicom – the console better known in the west as the NES – was coloured as it was because the president of Nintendo really liked it.
Fri, Jul 29, 2011 | 07:33 BST
Thu, May 08, 2008 | 08:04 BST
According to this Forbes article, ex-Nintendo chairman Hiroshi Yamauchi is now Nintendo’s richest man.
The aging boss netted more than $3 billion in the past year alone, mainly from Wii’s success.
Apparently, Japan’s 40 wealthiest businesspeople are worth $89.9 billion, up $10.7 billion from last year.