GAME DESIGNER

Satoru Iwata

1959 - 2015

Satoru Iwata

Satoru Iwata (Japanese: 岩田 聡, Hepburn: Iwata Satoru, December 6, 1959 – July 11, 2015) was a Japanese businessman, video game programmer, video game designer, and producer. He was the fourth president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Nintendo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Satoru Iwata has received more than 3,652,187 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4th most popular game designer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.77

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Satoru Iwatas by language


Among GAME DESIGNERS

Among game designers, Satoru Iwata ranks 4 out of 37Before him are Shigeru Miyamoto, Hideo Kojima, and Gunpei Yokoi. After him are Satoshi Tajiri, Jeff Kinney, Sid Meier, Gary Gygax, Shinji Mikami, Toru Iwatani, Hironobu Sakaguchi, and Yu Suzuki.

Most Popular Game Designers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings

Contemporaries

Among people born in 1959, Satoru Iwata ranks 57Before him are Youssou N'Dour, Ving Rhames, Laura Chinchilla, Florence Griffith Joyner, Benny Gantz, and Matthew Modine. After him are Milorad Dodik, Patricia Clarkson, Tupou VI, Andrea de Cesaris, Ali Bongo Ondimba, and Takaaki Kajita. Among people deceased in 2015, Satoru Iwata ranks 105Before him are Ieng Thirith, Percy Sledge, Doris Hart, Shigeru Mizuki, John Guillermin, and Kirk Kerkorian. After him are Ernst Fuchs, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, Aldo Ciccolini, Eldar Ryazanov, Vicente Aranda, and Geoffrey Lewis.

Others Born in 1959

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2015

Go to all Rankings

In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Satoru Iwata ranks 584 out of 3,113Before him are Shizuo Miyama (null), Kakinomoto no Hitomaro (662), Ken Takakura (1931), Tsuyoshi Kunieda (1944), Gunichi Mikawa (1888), and Akira Nishino (1955). After him are Masatoshi Nakayama (1913), Takeo Miki (1907), Minamoto no Yoriie (1182), Osamu Yamaji (1929), Shigeru Ban (1957), and Senjūrō Hayashi (1876).

Among GAME DESIGNERS In Japan

Among game designers born in Japan, Satoru Iwata ranks 4Before him are Shigeru Miyamoto (1952), Hideo Kojima (1963), and Gunpei Yokoi (1941). After him are Satoshi Tajiri (1965), Toru Iwatani (1955), Hironobu Sakaguchi (1962), Yu Suzuki (1958), Tetsuya Nomura (1970), Yuji Naka (1965), Yuji Horii (1954), and Kazunori Yamauchi (1967).

Game Designers Born in Japan

Go to all Rankings