© Ben Bertoli
One of the vital well-known buildings in Nintendo’s lengthy historical past is to be transformed right into a resort, it has been confirmed.
The ‘Kabuyama Undertaking’ will flip the ‘Yamauchi Nintendo’ headquarters – a Kyoto constructing which has turn into one thing of a mecca for Nintendo followers visiting Japan – right into a 20-room resort full with restaurant, bar fitness center and spa.
The constructing – which nonetheless has the corporate’s signal bolted to the wall – will probably be fully remodeled by 2021. It was Nintendo’s important HQ again when the agency was primarily within the enterprise of producing Hanafuda enjoying playing cards.
It might take the bold Hiroshi Yamauchi to alter Nintendo into the corporate we all know at the moment; beneath his watch, the agency ventured into making toys, board video games and devices aimed toward kids, earlier than moving into the world of video video games with arcade titles, LCD-based handhelds and residential consoles.
If you wish to go to Nintendo’s outdated HQ earlier than the alterations start, you’d higher make it snappy.