Nintendo

Events

card company

1889 - 1956

Founded as Nintendo Playing Card Co. Ltd.

1889

license Disney characters for card

1956

Renamed Nintendo Co., Ltd.

1963

Tried out new ideas but failed

1963 - 1968

had a taxi company. hotel. instant rice. TV network

playing cards sales drop. Stock went to lowest ever 60JPY

1964

started getting into the eletronics buisness

1974 - 1978

success with video games

1979 - 2003

Launch of Game and Watch

1979

Launch of Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)

1983

Launch of the Game Boy

1988

Launh of Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES, Super NES, and Super Nintendo

1990