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Nintendo CEO, Satoru Iwata, passes away aged 55

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Nintendo CEO, Satoru Iwata, passes away aged 55

Post by internally-Blazed » Mon Jul 13, 2015 12:58 am

Unfortunately today will be a sad day for gaming.

On July 11th 2015, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata passed away from a due to a bile duct growth.
He was a great, inspirational and dedicated CEO.

Amongst being CEO (for 13 years) he also a mastermind programmer. He re-wrote Earthbound as the original code was a total mess. Kirby games. He also worked on some Kirby, Zelda and Animal Crossing titles. He was a producer on Pokemon Stadiums battle N64 as he helped port the code over to the platform with no ref documents. He even created compression tools, for Pokemon Gold and Silver, so Kanto and Johto maps were both able to fit in the same cartridge. In 2014 he even took a 50% pay cut due to poor Wii U sales.

These above were only a fraction of his role in the company.

He will be greatly missed and am sure this will have a great affect on gaming. May he Rest In Peace.
Im a dragon in the scene. I've modded everything i can get my hands on :)

Learning C for the vita :)

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