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.
|Cause of death||Cholangiocarcinoma|
|Age of death||55 years|
|Birthday||December 6, 1959|
|Death date||July 11, 2015|
|Place of death||Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan|
|Place of burial||Cremated, ashes buried at an undisclosed place in Kyoto|
People will buy hardware just to buy a single game if the game is really compelling.Satoru Iwata
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.Satoru Iwata
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.Satoru Iwata
Entertainment is there to improve people’s quality of life. After your basic needs, there’s entertainment.Satoru Iwata
One thing about the entertainment industry – it’s not something that people need to survive.Satoru Iwata