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    Nintendo visionary Hiroshi Yamauchi dies aged 85

    Hiroshi Yamauchi, the Japanese businessman credited with transforming Nintendo into a world-leading video games company, has died aged 85.

    BBC News - Nintendo visionary Hiroshi Yamauchi dies aged 85

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    Sadly a lot of gamers these days won't know who he is, but he gave rise to a legend in the gaming sector!

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    Indeed! If it wasn't for Hiroshi Yamauchi the console market wouldn't be what it is today... come to think of it I would be who I am if it wasn't for Hiroshi Yamauchi - a Ninty fanboy. RIP Mr Yamauchi, so long and thanks for all the games.

    Feature: Hiroshi Yamauchi - The Man Who Made Nintendo - Nintendo Life

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