Masayuki Uemura, 78, Died; Designed the First Nintendo Console

TOKYO — Masayuki Uemura, the engineer who developed the Nintendo Entertainment System that helped start a global revolution in home gaming and laid the foundations for today’s video game industry, died on December 9th. He was 78 years old. His death was announced by Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, where Mr. Uemura runs the Center […]