Credit: QZ
Credit: QZ

Today marks the loss of one of the greatest minds in video games. The death of Nintendo’s chief executive Satoru Iwata has sent waves across the industry, with condolences flooding social media outlets. For those of you who are not familiar with his name, you are most likely familiar with the many games he has been involved in since joining Nintendo in 2000. Think Pokemon, Super Smash Bros, The Legend of Zelda… You name it, he has been involved. What was so special about Iwata himself was his innovative yet strategic mind, that has brought the gaming industry to new levels. Twenty years ago, I imagine a lot of you were still playing the basic platform games. Now look at all the possibilities there are. Here are five things he has brought both to gaming and to the business world itself…

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