As we're sure all who read this now know, Nintendo's 4th President - Satoru Iwata - has passed away. In respect for Iwata-san and his family, friends and loved ones, we won't be publishing the standard daily output of content here on Nintendo Life. For fans of Nintendo and Iwata-san around the world today is a day of sadness, commemoration and tribute.

A number of prominent executives, developers and companies have expressed their sadness at Iwata-san's passing, with the former President trending globally on Twitter. Below are some notable messages, which in themselves aren't adequate for highlighting how loved and treasured Satoru Iwata was around the world.

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Nintendo has also opened a dedicated page on Miiverse, for those that want to share messages on the platform.