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VIDEO: Watch Iwata’s famous 2005 GDC keynote

On my business card, I am a corporate president. In my mind, I am a game developer. But in my heart, I am a gamer.” So starts one of Satoru Iwata’s most famous speeches, which was delivered – in English – at GDC in 2005. The president of Nintendo died …

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Miyamoto tipped as possible Iwata successor

The creator of Mario could be in line to become the next president of Nintendo. The Wall Street Journal reports that development boss Shigeru Miyamoto could be in line to take charge of the company following the death of Satoru Iwata this weekend. "I am truly surprised and saddened by …

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Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has died at the age of 55

The games industry is today mourning the loss of one of its greatest. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata on Saturday died of cancer of the bile duct at the age of 55. His struggle with ill health first came to light when it was confirmed it was going to miss E3 …

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Iwata: Reaction to Nintendo’s E3 activities was ‘not that unfavourable’

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has again acknowledged the angry reaction to the company’s E3 Digital Event, but has argued that the trade and media reaction has been more positive. We recognise that we have let down a number of the online viewers of this year’s E3, especially the avid Nintendo …

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Iwata: ‘We intend to offer NX through a Nintendo-like solution’

A cryptic translation of a Nintendo investor FAQ has suggested that Nintendo intends to take steps to mitigate a possible lack of third party support for its NX console. President Satoru Iwata attempted to deflect questions about the NX, but did comment on the decision to announce the machine so …

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Fils-Aime: Iwata did not apologise for E3 show

The boss of Nintendo America has said that CEO Satoru Iwata did not tweet an apology for fans following the reaction to the company’s E3 Digital Event on Tuesday. An online translation of a tweet sent by the exec said: "Thank you for watching. We take opinions of this year’s …

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Iwata apologises to raging fans over poor E3 showcase

Nintendo has promised to do better” at E3 next year following the angry reaction from many fans to last night’s showing. Thank you for watching,” Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata said on Twitter, as translated by one user. We take opinions of this year’s Digital Event seriously and will …

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Iwata: NX is not a replacement for Wii U or 3DS

Although details about the system remains sparse, Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has stated that the new NX should not simply be considered as a replacement for its current machines. Though I cannot confirm when it will be launched or any other details of the system, since I have confirmed that …

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Iwata reiterates Nintendo NX no-show at E3

Nintendo remains adamant that it will not be announcing any news about the in-development NX console at E3 next month. The message is no different to that given by boss Satoru Iwata when the machine was first announced, when he said that we shouldn’t expect any more information until 2016. …

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