As the head of an international company, there’s no denying that Satoru Iwata had a huge impact on games in the more than 13 years he served as the company’s president. He oversaw the launch of the GameCube, Wii, and Wii U along with Nintendo’s new initiative in handhelds that moved from the Game Boy line to the Nintendo DS and 3DS. Today, gamers everywhere are sharing what Iwata’s contributions to Nintendo mean to them. It’s amazing to see the out-pour of love and support for Iwata, who became the face of new information with the Nintendo Direct format. He will be sorely missed. Share your favorite Iwata moment in the comments with us. local_offer Nintendo Satoru Iwata wii u stars Further Reading Switch vs Wii U game case size comparison Miyamoto dismisses the Wii U as a “nece 6 reasons to grab a Nintendo Switch before March 6 reasons to skip the Nintendo Switch for now Nintendo Switch Amazon Pre-Order Watch the Nintendo Switch reveal live!