Nintendo revives sales of palm-sized Famicom console

Business / Corporate Jun 29, 2018

Nintendo revives sales of palm-sized Famicom console

Nintendo Co. has resumed sales in Japan of a smaller, palm-sized version of its 35-year-old popular Famicom game console, in response to requests from fans for its revival. Many stores in Japan sold out of the Nintendo Classic Mini Family Computer console after its initial ...

Nintendo brought arcade games into homes 30 years ago

Reference | FYI Jul 15, 2013

Nintendo brought arcade games into homes 30 years ago

by Jun Hongo

On July 15, 1983, Kyoto-based Nintendo Co. launched the Family Computer video game console, or "Famicom." Priced at ¥14,800, more than 63 million units of the iconic white, red and gold machine were sold worldwide, laying the foundations for today's gaming industry. Here are some ...