President of Nintendo, Satoru Iwata Dies At 55

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Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11, 2015 due to a bile duct growth.

That was the statement given to the world.

Being ill for a time but thought to be in recovery, this comes as a shock. Our hearts go out to Satoru Iwata’s friends and family.

“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. ” – Satoru Iwata

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