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Iwata responds to Yamauchi’s passing

Posted on September 19, 2013 by (@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News

Nintendo’s former longtime president Hiroshi Yamauchi died today at the age of 85. Satoru Iwata has since responded to the news with a short statement.

Iwata said:

“We will continue to treasure the values Yamauchi taught us — that what makes you unique lies at the core of entertainment. And we at Nintendo will continue to change the company flexibly to adapt to the times, as Yamauchi did, to carry on his spirit.”


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  • SparkRaid

    RIP Yamauchi-san.

  • Adrian Brown

    Thank you, Yamauchi-san. You helped crafting the video game industry as we know it today.

  • Tayllor Masi

    Without Yamauchi there would be nothing… #ThankYou! And that Iwata may carry you vision along sie the all Nintendo.

  • ehead

    Rest in peace…

    Even though he had a controversial history, he still made one of the biggest impacts on the gaming industry.