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September 6th, 2009 | Images, Itoi

Shigesato Itoi and Satoru Iwata are good friends, as one might expect since Iwata wound up saving MOTHER 2 from cancellation with his super programming skills. Even now that Iwata is president of Nintendo, they still hang out and chill together. Here’s a pic from Itoi’s photo blog where Iwata and his wife visited Itoi and his wife at Itoi’s second home in Kyoto:

Since they’re so close, maybe one day Iwata will be like, “Hey, wanna do some more stuff with the MOTHER series?” like he and Miyamoto did when they convinced Itoi to make a GBA MOTHER 3.

Well, it’s nice to daydream at least 😛

 

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9 Comments to Itoi and Iwata Hang Out


Torkirby said on Sep. 6, 2009

GBA Mother 3? I think you mean DS Mother 3. =)

That’s cool how they still hang out together though.

Mato said on Sep. 6, 2009

Nah, I meant GBA, but I can see how the wording could be confusing so I reworded it 😛

Mr. Crosser said on Sep. 6, 2009

I wonder when their friendship started…

Elobo said on Sep. 6, 2009

I’m drawn unflinchingly to Itoi’s dog, ha ha. What a little ham, posing for the camera even though it’s so far away :3.

tapioca said on Sep. 6, 2009

i hope iwata and itoi make a game about bouillon. :I

santiagoff said on Sep. 6, 2009

Makes me wish for Mother 3 DS ;_;

shadowdeku said on Sep. 6, 2009

I wasn’t prepared to go this far, but thanks to Nintendo’s new Metroid game, if Iwata convinces Itoi to make another Mother game, I will take back EVERY bad thing I have ever said about them. However, for Mato’s sake, I hope it gets Americanized.

Claus said on Sep. 19, 2009

I want a MOTHER 4…

Sammy said on Jun. 15, 2010

Lol >.<


 

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