Masayuki Uemura, the popular designer of NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) and SNES (Super Nintendo Entertainment System), was confirmed dead at 78. 

The iconic game system creator died at the age of 78. As of the moment, Nintendo's titles and game technologies are still attracting new consumers.

Masayuki's creations became well-known in various countries for the past few years, allowing players of all ages to enjoy his works. 

Fans were shocked after the famous designer was announced dead. According to Engadget's latest report, Uemura's efforts made a huge impact on reviving the video game industry.

Masayuki Uemura: Remembering His Work

Masayuki joined Nintendo back in 1971, which is the period when Gunpei Yokoi, another console creator of the game company, asked him about using the so-called Sharp solar cells.

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These cells are needed back them to produce light gun titles. After Uemura became involved with the title creator, Nintendo decided to release the iconic "Duck Hunt" game, one of the so-called OG titles.

On the other hand, Masayuki was called out by the recent Nintendo President, Hiroshi Yamauchi. He asked Masayuki to create a machine that allows players to access arcade games using their TVs. 

These are just some of the works of the decreased console designer. If you want to know more about him, you can visit this link.

Masayuki's Cause of Death? 

US Day News provided some of the possible reasons for Uemura's death. One of these is the alleged heart disease. 

Meanwhile, some rumors claimed that the iconic game creator contracted the deadly COVID-19. But, you still need to remember that these are not the confirmed reasons for his death. 

No matter what the cause is, there's no denying that this is sad news for Nintendo fans. 

In other news, Microsoft's 1999 purchase letter for Nintendo has appeared on Xbox's 20th anniversary virtual website. On the other hand, the recent Nintendo Black Friday deal offered the advanced Switch, which is bundled with "Mario Kart 8." 

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