Today is a sad day in the gaming world. Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata has passed away from a bile duct growth at the age of 55.
Iwata has been a central part of Nintendo for years now starting off at HAL Laboratories. He made games like Balloon Fight and EarthBound. He was then Director of Nintendo in 2000, followed by President in 2002, and eventually CEO on 2013. He has left a great legacy and will not be forgotten.
Rest in Peace Iwata-San