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NoE president Satoru Shibata on Iwata’s passing

Posted on July 13, 2015 by (@OnePunchMaz) in General Nintendo, News obtained a statement from Nintendo of Europe president Satoru Shibata regarding Satoru Iwata’s death:

Nintendo of Europe is today mourning the passing of Mr Satoru Iwata, Nintendo’s Global President. It is difficult to put into words the sadness we feel at this time. Mr. Iwata was a strong leader, a unique figure in the gaming industry and an important part of Nintendo’s history. He was a visionary in every sense of the word and we will miss him dearly.

Just as Mr. Iwata challenged us to always push forward, we will ensure his legacy lives on through our ongoing work to always surprise and delight our fans. At this time our thoughts are with his family.



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