Nintendo is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics company developing game consoles.
It is engaged in developing, manufacturing and distributing best-selling desktop and portable consoles and related hardware and software components. It also offers entertainment products such as Family Computer/NES, Super Famicom/SNES, Nintendo 64, Nintendo GameCube, Wii and Wii U.
Nintendo was founded in 1889 by Fusajiro Yamauchi. It began as a card game company and evolved into one of the largest Japanese companies.
The Wii is the fifth game console in Nintendo’s entertainment system line. The console is the direct successor to the Nintendo GameCube.
The Wii has disrupted the Console market outshining competition from Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and Sony’s playstation 3. The console is distinguished by its wireless remotes which control games by detecting movement and acceleration.