A Great Man: 10 Things You Might Not Know About Satoru Iwata

Satoru Iwata's tragic death has left the world in disbelief. One minute he appeared busy with the future of Nintendo, and the next he was gone. It was all so sudden, stunning, and heartbreaking.


Many knew him from his appearances on Iwata Asks and Nintendo Direct, but there was much to Iwata's life than on-screen presentations. His 55 years on Earth were impactful and productive, leaving the world a much better place than before his existence. Below you will find 10 facts about Satoru Iwata that give you a better idea of what made him so great.