Satoru Iwata dies at 55

Satoru Iwata dies at 55

Jul 13, 2015

You already know this. But we can not let it pass without comment. Nintendo’s president Satoru Iwata sadly passed away on Saturday 11th July 2015, at the age of 55. Iwata began his career at HAL Laboratory as a programmer, where he worked on games such as Balloon Fight, and oversaw titles such as Earthbound and Kirby. Nintendo offered him a role in 2000...

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