Masayuki Uemura, the Japanese creator of Nintendo’s game consoles, has passed away at the age of 78. No cause of death has been reported.
Nintendo game console creator Masayuki Uemura dies at death
The designer passed away on December 6, according to the Kyodo agency.
Masayuki Uemura joined Nintendo in 1971. He was responsible for the development and development of games for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES).
Masayuki Uemura, the former lead architect of the NES and SNES, has passed away. He was one of the genius minds behind some of our best game memories. pic.twitter.com/KO43DIGuTt
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The developer left Nintendo in 2004 but remained a consultant to the company and began teaching at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto. In addition, he set up a video game research center at the university.
Nintendo consoles are some of the best-selling video game consoles in history. More than 100 million of them were purchased worldwide. Tetris and Super Mario games were released on the NES, Donkey Kong, Final Fantasy and others were released on the SNES.
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