Nintendo is an electronics & video game company based in Japan. The company was founded in 1889 by Fusajiro Yamauchi and originally produced handmade playing cards.

Here you’ll find facts about your favorite Nintendo franchises, consoles, and games.

Facts about Mario

7 Super Facts About Nintendo’s Mario

Luke Ward
Mar 10, 2022

Mario is undoubtedly the most iconic gaming character belonging to Nintendo. He was created by a Japanese video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, and we first saw him in the early 80s. Here are some super cool facts all about the little guy we know you’ll love!

100 Video Game Facts

100 Interesting Facts About Your Favorite Video Games

Shash Wighton
Apr 10, 2022

Video games bring great pleasure and joy to millions of people all over the world. There are many different consoles and games that cover an array of genres for all ages and abilities. We've put together an ultimate list of 100 interesting facts about your all-time favorite video games.

Nintendo Switch facts

9 Interesting Facts About The Nintendo Switch

Becca Marsh
Dec 19, 2021

The Nintendo Switch is a video game console released on March 3, 2017. It was the world's first hybrid console allowing gamers to play on the go and plug directly into the TV. If you're a lover of the Switch, then you'll want to know these top nine Nintendo Switch Facts.

Donkey Kong Facts

25 Fun Facts About Donkey Kong

Dan Lewis
Dec 19, 2021

In the world of arcade games and video game history in general, Donkey Kong is known worldwide as one of the true originals. If you're a fan of this lovable gorilla, here are 25 interesting facts about the Donkey Kong series.

Facts About the Original Game Boy

15 Fun Facts About the Nintendo Game Boy

Dan Lewis
Dec 19, 2021

So many journeys as a child were filled by the seemly never ending onslaught of the Game Boy’s heavy-hitters including Pokémon & Zelda. The simplicity, the games, and easy controls made the Game Boy one of the most popular handhelds in the world. Here are 15 facts about this gaming icon.

10 Facts About Princess Peach

10 Fun Facts About Princess Peach

Lizzie Robinson
Dec 19, 2021

She wears a pink dress and is often getting rescued by Mario, but surely there's more Princess Peach? Whether you’re wondering how she came about or you’re simply a fan of the games wanting to learn more, check out these top ten Princess Peach facts!

Mario Day Facts - March 10

National Mario Day | March 10 (MAR10)

Jade Hillock
Apr 8, 2022

Mario Day - March 10 was originally meant to be a holiday for anyone named Mario, but Nintendo's favorite plumber seems to be the center of attention on this day. It's not hard to see why. Mario has been a huge part of gaming history for many years.

Nintendo Wii U Console

Interesting Facts About Nintendo’s Wii U

Luke Ward
Dec 19, 2021

The Wii U console by Nintendo was released in late 2012 and featured many classic games such as Mario & Zelda. The console is capable of being played on the TV, or remotely with the handheld device, but isn't without its flaws. Keep reading to find out why.

Classic N64 Console

20 Interesting Facts About the Nintendo 64

Jack De Graaf
Dec 19, 2021

The Nintendo 64 was one of the major consoles of its time and adopted the name due to its 64-bit central processing unit. The console came with some of the top classic games including Mario of course. Here are some interesting N64 facts.

The Legend of Zelda

30 Fun Facts About The Legend of Zelda

Zoe Adams
Dec 19, 2021

The Legend of Zelda is a role-playing game (RPG) where the player steps into an action-filled adventure. Some believe the man in the green hat is Zelda, but Zelda is actually a princess. Let’s take a closer look at this game with these 30 fun facts all about it.

What You Didn't Know About Nintendo

What You Didn’t Know About Nintendo InfoGraphic

Luke Ward
Dec 19, 2021

Nintendo started way back in 1889 and started off as a provider of card games. They didn’t make their first video game until 1978! From Maria to Zelda and Pokémon Nintendo has changed history! Check out this awesome InfoGraphic all about Nintendo.

Super Mario Bros Game

Facts About the Super Mario Mushrooms

Luke Ward
Dec 19, 2021

Mario has to be one of the most loved games of all time. We all know about the mushrooms in the game, but did you know there are over 78 different types? Here are some fun facts about the mushrooms of Mario that might not know.