Nintendo’s legendary Famicom turns 30

Thirty Famicom-Console-Set-640x330years ago, Nintendo’s rise to the top of the video game console world began.

Sure, Atari may have started the home video game revolution, but it was Nintendo’s Famicom that took it to the next level, laying the groundwork for the industry as we know it today. That system, which was released two years later in America under the more familiar “Nintendo Entertainment System,” made home gaming cool again.

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