It was in the year 1889 that the company Nintendo was launched. It started off as a manufacturer of trading cards. It was in the year 1975 that this Japanese firm obtained the distribution rights of home video game console the Magnavox Odyssey. This game signaled the company’s first endeavor in the industry of selling video games. Two years later, Nintendo introduced its first video game in the Color TV Game version. Because of that Nintendo became the leading name in the video game industry worldwide.