Nintendo's Satoru Iwata Probably Made A Game You Love
Satoru Iwata had a dedicated fan base, but his work in video games also touched millions of people who will probably never know his name.By Sebastian Martinez | July 13, 2015
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata died Saturday. He spent his life making things millions of fans love. Here are just a few.
Iwata first worked for HAL Laboratory, where he helped produce the earliest Kirby games, like "Kirby's Dreamland." (Video via YouTube / Irrenhaus3)
Before joining Nintendo, he also worked on titles like "Pokemon Gold" and "Pokemon Silver" and developed compression tools that effectively doubled the size of the in-game world. (Video via YouTube / Tommy Ray)