Iwata passed away

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    Even though I moved away from Nintendo systems years ago, this is a sad day in gaming. The man was an icon of the industry.
     
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    Rest in peace Iwata. I hope he is in a better place now. While I am not into Nintendo that much nor I understood all his decisions, he was always true to his vision, a very noble one if you ask me.
     
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    [​IMG]

    Iwata-san
     
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    Really sad news.
    He was too young and still had too much to give us..
     
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    Really sad, especially for his family.
     
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    I couldn't believe when I saw this. Sad news. :(
     
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    Totally unexpected and sad for me. Couldn't believe it until I read Nintendo's official document too.

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    This is shocking to hear. Regardless of my views of Nintendo leadership's decisions of late, Satoru Iwata was a true legend in his lifetime; this man was around in the Game&Watch days. He worked on those games! (Which I played as a kid...) A hardware engineer who made his way to the top to a large corporation, he wasn't some ivy leaguer brat (or Japanese equivalent anyway) who just sailed in on a shrimp cocktail... You don't see that every day anymore. This is a sad, sad day. :(

    Rest in peace.
     
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    Sad. Way too soon.
     
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    Wake up and see this mews very sad and only 55 years. Sad for family
     
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    His official Nintendo bio says he didn't join the company until 2000? :?: 1983-1999 he was at HAL Laboratory.
     
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    Hal Laboratory is a Nintendo affiliated studio
     
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    He was so young. So many productive years ahead of him. What a loss for gamers.
     
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    As far as I know he was never into hardware design. And he made his first game (some Star Trek thing) on a calculator!

    Anyway, very sad day.
     
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    His idea of the games and gaming is opposite of mine but he brought joy to millions. Just like his former boss Hiroshi Yamauchi, he was sort of a rebel in modern tech biz. Even if you don't agree with him, that feature got to be respected.
    RIP
     
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    his latest public is on the puppet show this E3


    iwataaaaaaa.

    he already talks so little in that vide o :(
     
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