Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata Dead At 55
Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata died Saturday, according to a company press release.By Leah Becerra | July 12, 2015
Nintendo announced Sunday that company President and CEO Satoru Iwata has died. He was 55.
The press release said the cause of death was "a bile duct growth."
Just last year, Iwata took time off for similar health issues, missing the annual shareholders meeting. In that time, he underwent surgery and told shareholders he "came through it well." (Video via Nintendo)