How Satoru Iwata Died, Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Satoru Iwata reached the not so modest age of 55 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Entrepreneur.

Biography - A Short Wiki

The fourth president of Nintendo, he was named one of the world’s top CEOs by Barron’s Magazine.

He was married to Kayoko Iwata.

How did Satoru Iwata die?

Satoru Iwata's death was caused by Cholangiocarcinoma.

Information about the death of Satoru Iwata
Cause of deathCholangiocarcinoma
Age of death55 years
ProfessionEntrepreneur
BirthdayDecember 6, 1959
Death dateJuly 11, 2015
Place of deathKyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Place of burialCremated, ashes buried at an undisclosed place in Kyoto

Quotes

People will buy hardware just to buy a single game if the game is really compelling.

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We are trying to capture the widest possible audience all around the world. In other words, we are trying to capture the people who are even beyond the gaming population.

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What’s interesting about the ‘Smash Bros.’ games, is that the ‘Smash Bros.’ games do not represent the Nintendo characters fighting against one another: they actually represent toys of Nintendo characters getting into an imaginary battle amongst themselves.

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Entertainment is there to improve people’s quality of life. After your basic needs, there’s entertainment.

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One thing about the entertainment industry – it’s not something that people need to survive.

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