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  • Tokyo, Japan
    Friday Oct 3, 1997

    Nintendo

    Gunpei Yokoi Car Crash

    Tokyo, Japan
    Friday Oct 3, 1997

    On 4 October 1997, famed Nintendo developer Gunpei Yokoi died in a car crash. In 1997, Nintendo released the SNS-101 (called Super Famicom Jr. in Japan), a smaller redesigned version of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.




  • Kyoto, Japan
    Thursday Dec 11, 1997

    Nintendo

    The Game boy Pocket

    Kyoto, Japan
    Thursday Dec 11, 1997

    During the same year, Nintendo also released the Game Boy Pocket in Japan, a smaller version of the Game Boy that generated more sales for the platform




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