Thursday’s death of Hiroshi Yamauchi, head of the video game giant Nintendo, prompted Twitter users to remember hours of their youth spent playing Donkey Kong and Super Mario.
— Peter (@Pietros1) September 19, 2013
Yamauchi oversaw the Japanese company during major product evolution, including hand-held consoles Game Boy and more recently Wii. He died of pneumonia at a Japanese hospital at age 85.
— Sondra ? (@DIRTYON3) September 19, 2013