There are actually a great number of things Nintendo's done over the years that people might not know about or understand the impact of on the game industry and our lives in general (as gamers.) To this end, here are 25 things to match the 25 year anniversary of Mario and the NES. Some are are wonderful innovations and ideas that have propelled the video games forward. Others are mistakes that the company would be wise to expunge from the public record if the maxim of "Nintendo Power" is ever taken to its extreme and becomes a totalitarian dictatorship.
What the best and worst Nintendo innovations? There are a lot of them, considering the Japanese company is one of the innovators in home gaming technology.
They are all in chronological order, for your History Channel style convenience. Enjoy!