Update From Facebook
With a heavy heart, ZeldaPower’s staff wishes to express our most sincere words of condolences to the friends, family, and coworkers of the late president of Nintendo Co., Ltd., Satoru Iwata.
Mr. Iwata passed away July 11th due to ongoing health issues. Under his leadership, Nintendo launched tremendously successful gaming platforms such as the Nintendo DS, the Nintendo Wii, and the Nintendo 3DS. He was also personally involved in the development of beloved Nintendo games such as Balloon Fight, EarthBound, and Kirby, among others.
ZeldaPower remembers Mr. Iwata for his incredible contributions to Nintendo and the game industry, as well as the bold, new directions he lead Nintendo in, which yielded some of the company’s most financially prosperous times. Above all, he touched the lives of game players around the world.
Thank you, Mr. Iwata.