“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.” – Iwata-san
— Bungie (@Bungie) July 13, 2015
Deeply saddened at the passing of Iwata-san. A legacy that will not soon be forgotten. — Robert Krekel (@robkrekel) July 13, 2015
Tragic news about Satoru Iwata, RIP 😥 Thank you for inspiring so many with your games (Earthbound especially).
— Matthew Gallant (@Gangles) July 13, 2015
Nintendo’s president Iwata-san lost his fight against cancer. My thoughts go out to all my friends at Nintendo and his family. — Dylan Cuthbert (@dylancuthbert) July 13, 2015
— Brandon Boyer (@brandonnn) July 13, 2015
Awww, Satoru Iwata. Thanks for everything. Kirby, Earthbound, Balloon Fight, Zelda, Animal Crossing. Gamers owe you so much. — Emilia Schatz (@thegreatbluebit) July 13, 2015
Nintendo is too polite to say it so I will: fuck cancer. Gamers everywhere have lost a great champion and leader with Iwata’s passing.
— Russ Petersen (@nite_moogle) July 13, 2015
Wow. A gaming industry icon is gone way too soon. RIP, Iwata-san. http://t.co/57zfnQ4NDZ
— Darren Gladstone (@gizmogladstone) July 13, 2015
Genuinely crushed. One of the most inspiring, influential and important people in our great medium is gone. Rest in peace Mr. Iwata.
— Nathan Vella (@Capy_Nathan) July 13, 2015
Endless thanks and respect to Iwata-san. His talent and humor made the world a better place. — Capcom-Unity (@Capcom_Unity) July 13, 2015
There are CEOs who make a difference to the lives of the people – Satoru Iwata was one of the few who did. https://t.co/IcJKU9sNPj
— Min-Liang Tan (@minliangtan) July 13, 2015
RIP Satoru Iwata. Sad day indeed for the games industry. — Alex Hutchinson (@BangBangClick) July 13, 2015
R.I.P. Iwata-san. I never met him. My all time favorite video game is “balloon fight”. Thanks.… https://t.co/I5hKWu3DyC
— SWERY (@Swery65) July 13, 2015
Saddened to hear of Satoru Iwata’s passing. A driving force in our industry for many years. He’ll be missed. Thoughts to his friends/family.
— Pete Hines (@DCDeacon) July 13, 2015
Good luck with your New Game+ Iwata-San. You restart with the most revered game company in the history of the medium and 5 extra lives <3
— Zach Wilson (@covernode) July 13, 2015
Mr. Iwata graciously allowed us the opportunity to create a new DKC. Hearing him speak about how it was fate was humbling and inspiring. — Kynan Pearson (@KynanPearson) July 13, 2015
Iwata-san was genuine & honest. An incredible leader, game developer, and an inspiration to all to make fun video games for people to enjoy.
— Brian Davis (@GameplayDev) July 13, 2015
In honor of Iwata, go to the source of some of his awesomeness: Iwata Asks. PR done humbly. http://t.co/dpz4ZkzX9l
— Darby McDevitt (@DarbyMcDevitt) July 13, 2015
RIP to Mr. Iwata who’s work played a real rôle in bringing me to this industry. Thank you for everything. — Jonathan Morin (@Design_Cave) July 13, 2015
Our condolences go to the friends and family of Satoru Iwata. You’ll continue to be an inspiration for us all. Rest in peace.
— thatgamecompany (@thatgamecompany) July 13, 2015
So sad to hear about the death of Satoru Iwata. A great leader of Nintendo, his programming leadership brought us Mother 2. He’ll be missed. — John Romero (@romero) July 13, 2015
Today we honor a true visionary. Iwata-san, thank you for your passion for games. You will continue to inspire many generations.
— WB Games (@WB_Games) July 13, 2015
ふつうではない日、ふつうではない心境ですが、ふつうに出社し、ふつうに開発に打ち込んでいます。それが岩田さんのためでもありますしね。なすべきことをします。 — 桜井 政博 (@Sora_Sakurai) July 13, 2015
Oggi non è un giorno qualunque Anche la nostra mente non è la stessa. Siamo presenti come al solito, siamo dedicati allo sviluppo come al solito. Anche questo è per Iwata-San. Questo è ciò che dovrebbe essere fatto.