Nintendo, the company made famous for the NES (Nintendo Entertainment system) and the SNES (Super Nintendo Entertainment system) was originally a card game manufacturing company, which became popular in Japan. They later became a video game manufacturing company. Their first consoles were a series of "Color T.V. Games." Then created the NES. Which was popular for the Super Mario Bros. game, which the main character, Mario, set a staple for Nintendo. The SNES came along, followed by the Nintendo 64. Until 2001, the GameCube came, and Nintendo was presumably put into Third Place in the Console Wars
(see article for details) and lost the 2001-2004 Console race. Then, in 2004, Nintendo released a new, portable, gaming device, The Nintendo DS (dual screen.) When 2006 rolled along, Nintendo revealed their new console, the Nintendo Wii. Using motion sensing technology, it inspired many to get off their couches and actually feel as if they were inside of the game.