Nintendo President Satoru Iwata passed away about a month ago, and the creator of Super Smash Bros. Masahiro Sakurai wrote a touching eulogy in Japan’s Famitsu gaming magazine about the man whom he called a dear friend and the best boss he ever had. “Satoru Iwata was a man of virtue. Where a normal person...
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Unlike many of the big name individuals in the Japanese games industry, Satoru Iwata was unique. With an absence of ego, he was almost universally liked. While that maybe common for fans to revere a figure such as this, within the industry that is remarkably rare.
July 16th and 17th were the wake and funeral of former Nintendo president Satoru Iwata. There’s no way Kirby and Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai was not going to attend. Read more...
Nintendo swung to a first-quarter profit but didn’t provide an update on who will succeed Satoru Iwata, who died of cancer earlier this month, as president.
First earnings call since the death of president, CEO Satoru Iwata.
Splatoon sold 1.26 million units to date.
Nintendo fans and the gaming community as a whole were dealt a huge blow a few weeks ago when the company announced on its Japanese investor relations website that President Satoru Iwata had passed away after battling a bile duct growth for over a year. Show More Summary
Recently-passed Nintendo President Satoru Iwata meant a lot to the gaming community, and that's not without good reason. Aside from being the friendly face of the House of Mario since just after the debut of the GameCube, Iwata was himself an incredible programmer and game developer responsible for many Nintendo staples.
It was nearly two weeks ago when we reported on the loss of Nintendo CEO, Satoru Iwata. Today, we decided to dedicate our Top 10 to Iwata-san focusing on his achievements, contributions, and memorable moments in his life.
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“My mind went white and even now the reality hasn’t sunk in.” wrote Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai, recalling when he heard the news that Nintendo president Satoru Iwata had passed away. Read more...
Analysts are of the opinion senior managing director and current co-representative director Genyo Takeda is a likely candidate to replace Satoru Iwata as Nintendo’s new CEO and president. Speaking with GI.biz, some of the analysts are hedging their bets on Takeda, who is co-running the company alongside senior managing director Shigeru Miyamoto until a successor […]
It's been little more than one week since Nintendo head and video game industry visionary Satoru Iwata unfortunately passed away. While many are still understandably mourning, others can't help but look forward to predict what's next for Nintendo. GamesIndustry International is one such example. Show More Summary
If there's one thing that Nintendo has been big on recently it's sending mixed messages. Our most recent report came from comments made during a financial results briefing where the late Satoru Iwata provided some clues as to Nintendo's free to play plans with their mobile partner DeNA. Per our article, "Iwata was constantly hinting
Gamers of all ages and all console allegiances around the world have mourned the recent loss of Nintendo president Satoru Iwata. To celebrate his life and work, we’ve put together this collection of art inspired by Nintendo’s most famous...Show More Summary
“He was the creator of Kirby, he also helped out with many games like Balloon Tower Defense.” Read this great Paste article about fifth-graders reacting to the recent death of Nintendo president Satoru Iwata. “I know the two most famous games in the world right now... Minecraft, which is boring, and League of Legends, which is fun.” Read more...
Over 4,000 people paid their respects to Nintendo president Satoru Iwata, who was laid to rest yesterday. Nintendo announced Iwata’s passing on Monday, news of which was met with an outpouring of respect and loss by fans and the video game industry. According to The Wall Street Journal, the funeral for the CEO and president […]
Godspeed, Satoru Iwata. Thank you for everything.