From Gangster Playing Cards to Gaming Giants: The Captivating Tale of Nintendo's Evolution

If you love business history and captivating stories from the past. You will love this week’s Listen from the Acquired podcast, which delves into the fascinating history of Nintendo—a company that began as a playing card manufacturer over 130 years ago. From the creation of iconic characters like Mario and Donkey Kong to the family's four generations shaping and dominating the gaming world, this narrative was thoroughly entertaining. This episode is undoubtedly one of our favorites from Acquired, although we must admit, we feel that way after every episode is finished. Happy listening!