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Satoru Iwata: A Legacy of Fun – Reader’s Feature

'Above all, video games are meant to just be one thing: Fun for everyone.' - Satoru Iwata

‘Above all, video games are meant to just be one thing: Fun for everyone.’ – Satoru Iwata

A reader offers his tribute to Nintendo’s president and explains what he thinks is his most lasting contribution to video games.

It was with enormous shock and dismay that I learned of the death of Satoru Iwata, chief executive and president of Nintendo. With his passing, I feel we have lost a spark of humanity within gaming executives that seemed totally unique to him, along with the warmth and genial sense of humour that he always brought to everything he touched.

I can count on one hand the number of video game executives that… Read the full story

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