The Gaming Historian pays tribute to the life of Satoru Iwata [VIDEO]

One piece of news that Nintendo fans had to digest earlier this year is that Satoru Iwata, beloved president of Nintendo, had passed away unexpectedly. Several sites released tributes to the man and his work at Nintendo, which spanned nearly the entire scope of the company. Iwata started as a programmer before working his way up the ranks to eventually become CEO and president of the company.

This video tribute is one of the most comprehensive and informative videos we’ve seen about Satoru Iwata’s life and his amazing contributions to the early days of gaming as a programmer before moving up the executive ladder. It’s a lengthy video, but well worth watching if you care at all about the history of Nintendo as a company.