Tag: Obituary

  • News Veteran Game Designer Hidenori Shibao Passes Away

    Writer and director of SNES RPG Paladin's Quest

    We've got some sad news today as it's being reported that veteran writer and game designer Hidenori Shibao has passed away. Shibao was best known for writing and directing the Super Nintendo RPG Paladin's Quest, which was published by Enix. In later years Shibao would go on to work...

  • Obituary Satoru Iwata

    A visionary that shaped a gaming generation

    Satoru Iwata passed away on 11th July 2015, at 55 years of age. He was Nintendo's 4th company President, and oversaw a period of extraordinary success and then evolution, while becoming hugely popular with fans for his personality and humour. Born in Sapporo, Japan, Iwata-san's interest in electronics led...