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#RIPIwata : Nintendo’s president has died

By Sj.Cliff
#RIPIwata : Nintendo’s president has died

The president of Nintendo, Satoru Iwata, passed away this Saturday.

For over 12 years, Iwata has been in charge of the Japanese game company, even featuring in his own series Iwata Asks, where the President would interview designers and developers the questions we were all thinking.

Fighting against the uprising of rival consoles, Iwata drove both the Wii and the Nintendo DS to success.

In order to celebrate all of his good work, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite 10 games that Nintendo have put out during his time in charge.

Animal Crossing (Gamecube, 2002)


The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Master Quest (Gamecube, 2003)

Pikmin 2 (Gamecube, 2004)

Pokémon FireRed/LeafGreen (Gameboy Advance, 2004)

Nintendogs: Dachshund and friends (Nintendo DS, 2005) 

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Wii, 2006)


Super Smash Bros. Brawl – (Wii, 2008)


Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box (Nintendo DS, 2009)


Kirby's Epic Yarn (Wii, 2010)


Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire – (Nintendo 3DS, 2014)

Rest in peace Satoru Iwata!

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