Nintendo Logo – Nintendo Company Limited is a company multinational of video games . It was founded on September 23 of 1889 , by Fusajiro Yamauchi , one as a manufacturer of playing cards hanafuda (traditional cards Japanese ). since 1975 has been dedicated to the production of software and hardware for video games , growing steadily to become the most successful company in the video game industry . is also the majority owner of the Seattle Mariners , the team in the league baseball U.S. ( MLB ) based in Seattle , Washington , and owns part of the Atlanta Hawks , a team basketball NBA based in Atlanta, Georgia .
Nintendo’s headquarters are in Kyoto , Japan , and are chaired by Satoru Iwata . U.S. offices are in Redmond (Washington) . As of December 1st of 2006 , Nintendo has sold more than 387 million hardware and about 2,200 million units of software in the world, in April , becoming the second company with high commercial value in Japan, behind only Toyota .
Most gaming devices has had Nintendo have been devices developed by them. For the development of games, Nintendo has had the most prestigious companies in the gaming industry. Along with the Nintendo DSi also includes a preinstalled program called “DSi Shop” (DSi Shop, in English), which are downloaded games and applications DSi Ware with Nintendo Points with which you were paying you bought a card or card Credit.