It appears that Nintendo is starting to embrace its former color scheme of red and white, at least when it comes to utilizing its logo in marketing. Over the past year retailers like Walmart and GameStop have refreshed their gaming wall sections with new Nintendo art and logos. Gone are the basic white and gray that has been used since 2006 when the Wii released. Back are the vibrant red and white, but this time the colors are inverted so the Nintendo logo is white and the background is red.
The colors definitely pop and are much more noticeable not only in a retail environment, but also online. Nintendo has also recently changed its Twitter and YouTube pages to reflect this new logo change.
This got us thinking, what other versions of the Nintendo logo have been used throughout the years? Luckily, that’s where a fantastic blog by the name of Before Mario comes in. It focuses on Nintendo before video games and has a wide range of historical information and pictures. We’ve borrowed some of their logo screens to showcase them here, but please, head on over and visit that site for even more detailed information.