Connect with world renowned investors

14 - 16 April 2021

Join the event

Satoru Iwata: An industry mourns

"While he is gone, his gifts live on."

Yesterday we reported the sad news that the games industry has lost one of its brightest stars, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata. Developers and publishers have taken to social media to share their remembrances and tributes to the great man. Below is just a small selection of those messages.

"I am truly surprised and saddened by this unexpected news.The entire development team at Nintendo will remain committed to our development policy which Mr. Iwata and we have been constructing together and to yield the development results which Mr. Iwata would appreciate." - Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto.

More stories

Nintendo to focus more on original IP

"New game series as well as long-sellers such as Mario and Zelda" will be the focal point going forward, president Shuntaro Furukawa says

By Marie Dealessandri

Upgraded Nintendo Switch reportedly using latest Nvidia graphics chip

Nvidia's Deep Learning Super Sampling technology uses AI and machine learning to create higher-resolution graphics

By Marie Dealessandri

Latest comments

Sign in to contribute

Need an account? Register now.