GXC: "It’s common for debates to spawn in gaming communities about the different gaming companies and their products. One of these debates happens to come from the claim that “Nintendo did it first” or that other companies are “copying” Nintendo with their games, consoles, and other ideas.
It is true, Nintendo has become a bit of the patriarch of gaming. They saved the industry from its collapse in the 80′s. Nintendo introduced the most famous branding and most recognizable franchises in gaming. Nintendo did do a lot of things first for sure, and the industry likely wouldn’t have gotten to where it is now without them. Still, the fact remains, Nintendo didn’t do everything first. Let’s take a look at some of the things that Nintendo didn’t do first and some things that they may have adopted from other companies."