Tatsumi Kimishima

Tatsumi Kimishima Named as Nintendo’s New President

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Nintendo announced today that their new president will be Tatsumi Kimishima. In the same press conference, they also announced a “large-scale revision of the organizational structure.” As part of this, Shigeru Miyamoto and Genyo Takeda are getting new job titles.

In July, Nintendo’s last president, Satoru Iwata, passed away from cancer at the age of 55. Iwata was one of the most beloved figures in the video game industry, so Nintendo was wise to take its time with this decision. Kimishima has big shoes to fill.

But who is Kimishima? And what does this restructuring mean? Read More