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VIDEO: Reggie Fils-Aime pays tribute to Satoru Iwata

Last night’s The Game Awards saw Nintendo’s American boss Reggie Fils-Aime deliver a touching tribute to the company’s late boss Satoru Iwata. Iwata passed away in July of bile duct cancer. He was aged 55. "One of the most over-used words in the English language is unique,” Fils-Aime said. That’s …

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The Witcher 3 sweeps 2015 Golden Joysticks

Epic RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has walked away the star of this year’s Golden Joysticks awards, taking five prizes at today’s ceremony. CD Projekt Red’s PC, PS4 and Xbox One title was bestowed with the Best Storytelling, Best Visual Design, Best Gaming Moment and coveted Ultimate Game of …

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Kimishima predicted Wii U failure, will not change Iwata plans

The new president of Nintendo expected the Wii U to fail – that’s one of many claims to be made in the Japanese press in the aftermath of the appointment of Nintendo’s new president. Former Nintendo of America boss Tatsumi Kimishima was yesterday named as the successor to late boss …

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Tatsumi Kimishima named as new Nintendo president

Nintendo has finally named its successor to the late Satoru Iwata. Tatsumi Kimishima, who has since July 2013 served as the company’s MD, is the man now in the top seat at the expense of the widely tipped Shigeru Miyamoto and fellow director Genyo Takeda. Kimishima has formerly served as …

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Nintendo’s Quality of Life plans under threat, report claims

It had been sold as one of Nintendo’s major business pillars for the future, but could Nintendo’s Quality of Life adventure be over before it has begun? Fortune reports that following the death of CEO and president Satoru Iwata last month, several analysts have speculated that the company may not …

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Over 4,000 people attend Satoru Iwata’s funeral

The two-day funeral for former Nintendo president Satoru Iwata was attended by around 4,100 people. The Wall Street Journal reports that thousands of well-wishers lined up to pass the coffin, many carrying their 3DS handheld with them. 2,600 attended on the first day and 1,400 on the second. Iwata’s death …

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‘Satoru Iwata was an inspiration’ – former Nintendo staff pay tribute

We are unlikely to see another company VP like Satoru Iwata. You’ve probably read the stories and legends about the man that led Nintendo for the past 13 years. From how he squeeze two Pokmon games into one for the acclaimed Gold and Silver, how he reportedly rolled up his …

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