Which mountain to climb?

On the wall of a conference room in Nintendo’s headquarters in Japan hangs a calligraphy painting with two Chinese characters: Doku-Sou. The two characters mean “unique” and “create” embodying Nintendo’s spirit of creating differently.

It’s one thing to hang up a core value on the wall, it is another to live up to it. Certainly, Nintendo has. The competition had always been focused on making video games faster and…