Today Nintendo of Japan has announced that President Satoru Iwata has passed away. We’re deeply sadden by this news and all of gamers will miss him and remember him for his accomplishments and contributions to Nintendo and the gaming industry itself.
Rest in peace, Satoru Iwata. You will be truly missed by all of us. Thank you for everything you have contributed to the industry. You were one of the great ones. Our hearts go out to you and your loved ones.
On my business card, I’m a corporate president. In my mind, I’m a game developer. But, in my heart, I’m a gamer.” –Satoru Iwata