Reggie Fils-Aime

Video: Reggie Fils-Aime accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Challenged by the head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, Phil Spencer, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has finally accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Fils-Aime, along with various Nintendo management members such as Scott Moffit, Don James, Mike Fukuda, Devon Pritchard, and Ingvar Petursson, took to inviting the entire NoA staff to watch them raise awareness for ALS. The staff...

Video: Robot Chicken segments from Nintendo’s Digital Event

We all knew from the start that Nintendo’s Digital Event was going to focused solely on first-party projects, but to have the makers of Robot Chicken provide some Nintendo-centric humor? Yeah, no one, including myself, did not see Nintendo going out their way to have the creators of the popular Adult Swim stop-motion animation show to take a few self-inflicted jabs at the company. But, it wa...

Nintendo to hold Smash Bros. Invitational at E3 2014

For E3 2014, aside from the usual banter of video game announcements, Nintendo has announced they will hold a 16-player Super Smash Bros. tournament at the annual event. Dubbed the Super Smash Bros. Invitational, the tournament will coincide with a limited demo run of the Wii U version of Smash Bros. at various Best Buy stores. Nintendo has provided a full statement on the event below. In addition...

Reggie: Nintendo provides ‘little experiences’ on smartphones and tablets

    Reggie Fils-Aime sat down with King 5 News, Seattle’s finest, recently to discuss Nintendo’s holiday sales and marketing efforts. He also spoke a bit about Nintendo’s efforts  to support smartphone and tablet gaming. Here is what he had to say: “It’s a topic that comes up all the time. It’s a debate that’s constantly had. We recognize that there are a lot of smartph...

Wii U Price Cut Announced

This is the moment that seemingly everyone has been clamoring for since right after the Wii U was launched – a price cut has been announced for the Wii U.  Kotaku revealed this information today when they released details from an interview with Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime. As its sales have been examined to slap a proclamation of success or failure on the new console, the ...

Meet the Newest Nintendo Handheld – The 2DS

Kotaku published a story earlier today based on an interview with Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime.  They interviewed him earlier in the week, and he gave them a glimpse into the next iteration of Nintendo’s handheld units:  The Nintendo 2DS. The Nintendo 2DS is basically a 3DS, minus the ability to display pictures, videos, or games in 3D.  While the 3D display capability is m...

Reggie To Appear On Fallon Tonight

Tonight on Jimmy Fallon, Reggie Fils-Aime will be appearing to show off some of the E3 titles at 12:35 EST.  His appearance will wrap up Fallon’s Video Game week.  Do you think his appearance will affect Wii U sales?

Reggie and Nintendo want to revisit older franchises for Wii U and 3DS

Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime spoke with MTV’s Multiplayer blog recently to discuss Nintendo’s future in the digital landscape and the company’s plans for the Wii U this year. One topic that came up during the interview was how Nintendo is considering digging up one of their many dormant franchises for release. Reggie went into full detail on how Nintendo...

Miyamoto on game ownership: Operate like a toy company

Today, Miyamoto offered his thoughts on Microsoft’s controversial approach to game ownership and why game companies should allow the customer to retain the use of their property. Speaking with Eurogamer, Miyamoto states that a consumer has the right to keep a game or download for as long as they please. He further mentions that gamers will want to keep the ownership of these games from their...

Reggie reveals the Best Buy Wii U demos

Nintendo has unveiled the four Wii U titles that will be playable at select Best Buy stores in North America for the upcoming E3 week. The select titles include Mario Kart 8, Super Mario 3D World, The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD, and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. The dates for the Best Buy events will take place on June 12th and 15th respectively. Which of these titles are you most exci...

My body is ready: Reggie details E3 plans for Nintendo

Nintendo of America President and COO, Reggie Fils-Aime, was featured today on Nintendo’s YouTube account to discuss Nintendo’s plans for E3 2013. As mentioned previously, Reggie states that an hour-long Nintendo Direct will be available for live streaming on Tuesday June 11 at 7 AM PST. In addition, Reggie spoke out on other events that would occur during Nintendo’s first day at...

Nintendo to host pre-E3 presentation

Despite holding back on a major E3 event, Nintendo will instead be hosting a presentation prior to E3 2013. The presentation will commence the Tuesday before the expo’s show floor opens to attendees In addition, the media-only presentation will be hosted by Reggie Fils-Aime and Shigeru Miyamoto, with a focus on Wii U software. Media members will be able to test out the new software after the...

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