Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has passed away
It is our extreme displeasure to report that Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has passed away.
Nintendo this morning put out a statement, he passed away on July 11th from a bile duct growth.
Born December 6th in 1959, he became became a director of Nintendo in June 2000, appointed President in 2002. Before he stepped into management Iwata-san was a developer at the HAL Laboratory.
The Vooks team wishes to pass on our deepest sympathies to Mr Iwata’s, friends and fellow co-workers.
Rest in Peace Iwata.