Death of Satoru Iwata

July 11, 2015
Tokyo | Age 55

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata dies of tumor
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the Nintendo president who superintended the development of the Wii console and the global expansion of the Pokémon and Super Mario franchises, died July 11 from a bile duct tumor, according to a company press release. He was 55.

By YURI KAGEYAMA, The Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) — Satoru Iwata, who led Japanese video game company Nintendo Co. through years of growth with its Pokemon and Super Mario franchises, died July 11 of a bile duct tumor, the company said Monday. He was 55...

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