Obituary of Satoru Iwata

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Satoru Iwata

Satoru Iwata (born December 6th, 1959 in Sapporo, Japan) was a Businessperson who was best known for being a Japanese video game programmer, video game designer, and producer. He was the fourth president and CEO of an obscure company called Nintendo. Satoru died on July 11th, 2015 and his death was because of a bile duct tumor. He was 55 years old.

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Satoru Iwata Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Iwata, Satoru
    • Common Name: Satoru Iwata
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Sapporo, Japan
    • Birth Date: December 06, 1959
    • Age: 55 (at death)
    • Occupation: Businessperson
    • Nationality: Japanese
    • Favorite Food: KFC Chicken
    • Favorite Color: Orange (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Satoru's Family Tree

    • Father:
    • Mother:
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Kayoko Iwata (married ?-2015, his death)

Death Notice:

  • Date: July 11 2015 at age 55
  • Place: Kyoto, Japan
  • Cause of Death: Tumor (Bile duct)

Category Tags:

BusinesspersonJapanese Born on December 6th Born in 1959 Died in 2015 Died at age 55 Died from Tumor

Quotable Quotes:

"[at a conference for game developers in 2005] 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." (IMDB)

"I used to bowl when I was an alcoholic."

"Satoru Iwata was a visionary leader in the world of gaming, forever changing the landscape of the industry with his unique ideas and approach. Despite his untimely passing, his legacy continues to inspire and impact gamers worldwide. (V)"

Is Mr. Satoru Iwata still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Satoru Iwata on Wikipedia.org
Satoru Iwata at IMDB

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Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2023-12-28 00:43:04
Author: Stan
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