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Nintendo’s New President Tatsumi Kimishima Enjoys Summer Activities

Two months after the tragic and untimely death of Satoru Iwata at age 55 his successor at Nintendo has been named. Tatsumi Kimishima, 65, will be taking over leadership of the company – going against analyst favourites Shigeru Miyamoto and Genyo Takeda, who have been jointly leading the company over the transitional period.     Kimishima […]Read More

Former Nintendo President, Hiroshi Yamauchi, passes away aged 85

We heard today that former former Nintendo President, Hiroshi Yamauchi passed away this morning aged 85 – according to a report in Nikkei. Hiroshi Yamauchi can be credited for the rise of the modern games industry following the Atari ‘crash’ of the 70’s – giving birth to the industry we know today, through the success […]Read More