The Triforce. It’s an iconic symbol in gaming. And as Kotaku previously pointed out, the original design is part of Japanese culture. It’s also on the grave of a legendary Nintendo designer. Here’s why.
It’s one of those quirks of history that Nintendo, a company synonymous with colourful characters and fun video games, made its very first independent venture into the world of arcade gaming with… a board game adaptation.
Nintendo, the world’s family-friendly video game maker, formed under less virtuous auspices. Before Nintendo made video games, they made playing cards for gangsters and ran their own love hotel, which some asset their own founder frequented—during work. Saucy!