Nintendo is one of the top video game companies around the world. They are also known for their good work in developing and designing game consoles and video games. The company was first established in 1889 in Japan. They started with making hanafuda cards, which are popular Japanese playing cards. They also tried other businesses until they found good business with video games in the 1970s. The game company is also credited for giving the video game industry a new leash when they developed popular games like the Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong, Metroid and The Legend of Zelda. The NES was introduced to America in 19865. It was also recognized as the game that brought back the popularity of the of home video games to the Americans. It reminded the gamers that there are still good titles after bad ones caused the industry to go down poorly in 1983.