The Missing Links: A Death in the Nintendo Family

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RIP: The Nintendo King

Hiroshi Yamauchi, the man largely responsible for bringing Nintendo into your home, passed away today. Let’s pay tribute to his life by checking out this incredible Mario-themed kid's bedroom, these crazy expensive video game cartridges, and some interesting ways to repurpose old games.

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