Famicon - the name Dendy has been known in Japan. Appeared on the market in 1983 and then renamed the NES, was released in the U.S. and Europe. The console immediately became a bestseller and has managed to gain unprecedented popularity on the American and Japanese markets. The most popular games for the console were games from the Super Mario Bros (even now this side-series is a huge success). The "face" of Nintendo was Mario is the main character. According to official figures, has sold more than 60 consoles and games more than 500 million.
The output of the console, many critics attribute the revival of the market of the gaming industry in connection with a computer crisis in the market of computer games. All this is of course the fact that it was released a huge variety of games, which of course sparked the interest of both investors and consumers. In the early 90-ies of the Dandy began to take positions, retreating before the onslaught of for example, a high consoles. SegaMega Drive - the main competitor of the Dandy at the time. The next blow for the console was the emergence of such a powerful gaming system like the SuperNintendo (SNES/Super Famicom). But, despite this release, the console has continued in 1992.
Nintendo has released a new batch of Dandy. This was due to the arrival of the useless older versions. Since 1993, the year the NES appeared in Russia, and it was illegally manufactured system from China. Its distributed by firm Steepler. The discontinuation of the console was officially announced in 1995. However, due to computer emulators the entire library of Nes available to users now.