The gaming industry was hit by tragedy when Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11th, and the community has responded in an incredible way. From sharing their favorite memories of Iwata to creating beautiful works of art to petitioning for an Amiibo in his honor, there’s been an almost endless outpouring of love from Nintendo fans and gaming fans in general. Nintendo has been touched by this amazing display of support, and they have responded by expressing their gratitude to fans and promising to continue Iwata’s legacy.

“The outpouring of support & the sharing of your memories of Mr. Iwata has been truly humbling during a difficult time. Mr. Iwata leaves behind an amazing legacy & we will spend every day trying to honor him and what he created. Thanks for being the best fans.”
— Nintendo of America

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Ben Lamoreux


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