Fun Fact: Nintendo’s First Product

Hanafuda cards Japan classic

Despite becoming a video game maker in the 1980’s, Nintendo existed about 100 years eariler in 1888. They first made playing cards for the Japanese game Hanafuda.

Nintendo Mario Hanafuda cards Club Nintendo

Nintendo has not forgotten its roots however. They gave out the Hanafuda cards on the Club Nintendo service with the Mario Crew on there. Even Americans got a chance to redeem this prize.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

Nerdy guy who loves video games, movies, history, tv, and trivia.

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