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Nintendo CEO's death creates leadership uncertainty at Japanese gamemaker

Much of Monday's online commentary centred on Mr Iwata's polite demeanour, his bona fides as a programmer and his efforts to stay accessible.


NINTENDO Co Ltd chief executive Satoru Iwata died after a long illness, the company said on Monday, months after he led the Japanese video-game maker's belated entry into mobile gaming following years of declining sales. He was 55.

The hands-on CEO and president died on...