So A Typhoon Renamed ‘Nintendo’ to ‘intendo’, So Sayeth Mother Nature…

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Typhoon. Noun. According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a typhoon is “a hurricane occurring especially in the region of the Philippines or the China sea”. One might want to add — that based on current events — that typhoons hold grudges against the House of Mario and Donkey Kong. And Metroid and Zelda and Pikmin and Kirby and Animal Crossing and Pokemon and Star Tropics and Kid Icarus and Star Fox and…..

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So, a typhoon ran amok in Japan’s Kansai region two days ago, resulting with only some buildings being badly damaged, while others faired much better. In the case of the former, Nintendo’s headquarters building in Kyoto headquarters took cue from the 2002 WWE name-change campaign by getting the “N” out of “Nintendo.”

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