Satoru Iwata, Nintendo chief executive, dies aged 55
July 13 , 2015
Satoru Iwata, the chief executive officer of Nintendo, has died aged 55.
He was reportedly suffering from cancer and had undergone surgery in 2014.
A respected figure in gaming circles, he turned the Japanese video game maker into a more successful company.The firm launched the highly popular Nintendo and Wii DS consoles under his leadership.
Nintendo DS was the best-selling handheld console in the world, after its 2004 release.