Tag: Obituary

  • Feature Remembering Satoru Iwata, Five Years On

    A visionary that shaped a gaming generation

    Five years ago today, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata passed away. We're republishing this obituary from 2015 to pay tribute to the great man. 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...

  • 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...