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    Saturday August 13, 2016
  • "Pokémon Go" Is Satoru Iwata's Lasting Legacy

    Iwata had more than just a little hand in bringing "Pokemon Go" to life.

    If you've been enjoying Pokemon Go, you might want to thank the late and great Satoru Iwata, who sadly passed away last year. It turns out he worked quite closely on the mobile game, from the earliest planning stages up until his final months while he was in the hospital. 

  • Thursday March 17, 2016
  • Animated Short Pays Tribute to Late Nintendo President Satoru Iwata

    "In my heart, I am a gamer"

    The sudden passing of Nintendo president Satoru Iwata rocked the game industry last summer, but his storied legacy lives on. The Game Developers Choice Awards at this year's Game Developers Conference shared a tribute to Iwata in the form of a beautiful animated video. Watch the highlight of some of his many contributions to the industry, the most important being his spirit of play and fun, in the short after the jump.

  • Monday November 9, 2015
  • Musical Tribute Pays Respect to Late Nintendo President Satoru Iwata

    Proceeds beyond licensing fees to be donated to American Cancer Society

    Metal Gear Solid and Bayonetta composer Norihiko Hibino teams up with pianist AYAKI to form the duo known as GENTLE LOVE, and they recently decided to pay tribute to late Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata. Read on for details.

  • Sunday July 12, 2015
  • Breaking: Nintendo of America CEO Satoru Iwata Passes Away

    Satoru Iwata was 55 years old

    Sad news for Nintendo fans, as the company has confirmed in a short statement that CEO Satoru Iwata suddenly passed away over the weekend. Hit the jump for details.

  • Monday March 23, 2015
  • Nintendo CEO Quashes Reports Of Netflix "Legend of Zelda" Series

    Official denial follows early reports by Wall Street Journal

    Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata is in high demand these past few days following the landmark agreement reached with mobile gaming giant DeNa Corp for mobile games featuring Nintendo characters. Iwata recently spoke exclusively to Time Magazine. During the interview, he also poured cold water on reports of a Netflix-exclusive Legend of Zelda series. Hit the jump for the statement.