Yamauchi oversaw the launch of Nintendo's first-ever games console, the Color TV Game 6, and was in charge for all of the company's most famous gaming triumphs.
The Japanese company's former president is credited with turning Nintendo into the gaming giant is it today.
Sony is working hard to make sure the PS4 doesn't suffer from the same downloading issues as the PS3.
If you don't mind the dearth of HD graphics, the Nintendo Wii's combination of motion-sensitive controllers, included Wii Sports titles, and emphasis on fun gameplay make the ultra-affordable console hard to resist.
Check out The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time-styled 3DS that'll go on sale at the end of the month. Retro gaming fans, this way.
The Sega Mega Drive has been named the most popular retro games console, narrowly beating the Nintendo 64 in classic console combat.
Once the talk of the town for systems like the Wii and DS, it seems like the House of Mario has its best years behind it. But there's a way to get to the next castle.
What's the future of videogames? In this video Luke lists six things that will change the world of gaming forever.
The bare-bones Wii Mini gets rid of many Wii features to just focus on playing disc games, but the stripped-down experience isn't worth the savings.
Nintendo, eh? Gotta love 'em. We take a look back at Nintendo's hits -- and misses -- in this eccentric celebration video.