10 Mistakes Nintendo Got Away With (Because They're Nintendo)

Times when Nintendo played with power and lost.

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Nintendo has unquestionably remained one of the most beloved and revered companies in gaming history since the industry's infancy in the 1980s, with the best games and systems one could ask for to this day, and no signs of slowing down any time soon.

However, Nintendo, like any company, isn't perfect and is prone to a misstep or two. They may be great, but they're people just like you and me, and people make mistakes, but the people at Nintendo - unlike the rest of us - have multimillion dollar franchises and quality assurance to fall back on, no matter the blunder, as this list proves.

Whether it be the performance of their titles, an ill conceived piece of equipment, or poor business decisions, Nintendo has that special ability to make decisions that might end any other company, but for them is just minor hiccup in a cornucopia of success.

With this in mind, let us now go through Nintendo's history together and explore the mistakes they somehow got away with (because they're Nintendo).

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Justin Avery Smith has contributed 5 posts since joining in August 2019.