Nintendo's Iwata aimed to 'satisfy people’s need to be happy'

The New Yorker's lovely postscript on Nintendo president Satoru Iwata gathers moving, thoughtful reflections on a man whose enthusiasm for game development and play mattered to so many.

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata, who launched Wii, dies of cancer at 55

In a business where execs often lose touch with their audience, with development, & with the spirit of play, Iwata kept close to all these.