R.I.P. Satoru Iwata: The Nintendo President’s Career in Highlights

A look at the career of a man who revitalized Nintendo and helped introduced a whole new wave of people to video games.

Paul Tamburroby Paul Tamburro

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata passed away yesterday at the young age of 55. While tributes have been pouring in for the legendary figurehead of the prestigious company, his illustrious career in the gaming industry is being rightfully celebrated by gamers, his peers and his rivals over at Sony and Microsoft.

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With him having left behind a legacy in the industry that will never be forgotten, here are the highlights of Satoru Iwata’s career, a man who was responsible for bringing plentiful amounts of joy into the lives of Nintendo fans worldwide: