Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Isn’t Going to E3

Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata will not be attending E3 this year, Nintendo has confirmed.

"He's been instructed by his physician not to travel overseas in the immediate future, and so he will not be making the trip to Los Angeles," Nintendo's Cindy Gordon told Polygon

"Please understand that it is business as usual for Mr. Iwata, and he continues his normal duties as president of Nintendo Co., Ltd. while he remains in Japan. As always, he will be actively involved in all of Nintendo's activities at the show."

While Mr. Iwata won't be physically present at this year's gaming expo is Los Angeles, gamers are sure to see his face during Nintendo's digital event, which airs online the morning of June 10th.