Masayuki Uemura, the lead architect for the Nintendo Leisure System (NES) and the Tremendous NES, has died, native media reported.
He was 78, a Japanese newspaper Nikkei Asia reported. Uemura, a local of Tokyo, was a visiting professor at Ritsumeikan College in Japan.
Uemura is called one of many principal architects of fashionable methods in video video games died on Monday, based on the Japanese newspaper. This propelled Nintendo to turn out to be one of many world’s main online game firms.
Uemura, an digital engineering graduate of Japan’s Chiba Institute of Know-how, began educating at Kyoto College in 2004.
In 1983, Disk System hit the Japanese market as Nintendo’s first cartridge-based console. This enabled customers to play an increasing vary of video video games.
The Tremendous Famicom was later launched in 1990.