Satoru Iwata took leave of this life earlier today, and the outpouring that followed very much mirrors our own; he will be missed. But the outpouring hasn't stopped, and likely never will, so here are a few words we've found that celebrate the singular Satoru Iwata.
(updated as they appear)
Never thought I'd say this about the CEO of a multi-billion-dollar company but man I sure am gonna miss Iwata :(— Jason Schreier (@jasonschreier) July 13, 2015
“On my business card, I am a corporate president. In my mind, I am a game developer. But in my heart, I am a gamer” - Satoru Iwata— Daniel Tack (@dantack) July 13, 2015
I think Iwata publicly embodied a lot of the characteristics that people enjoy most about Nintendo's games. Good-natured to the core. RIP.— MattBodega (@MattBodega) July 13, 2015
Oh no.— Chris Kohler (@kobunheat) July 13, 2015