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Nintendo @ E3

Reggie's body is almost ready for the return of the Nintendo World Championships at E3


Reggie stole my workout routine
May 13
If you've ever wanted to see Nintendo of America's president stuff bananas into his mouth or fall off of a Wii Balance Board, you're in luck. Nintendo is bringing back the Nintendo World Championships for E3 2015, and R... read
Definitely a good thing
While Splatoon's multiplayer was on display for all to see at E3 2014, the single-player campaign was fairly under wraps. We now know that it will be a completely separate affair from online play, complete with a full na... read feature

Nintendo on Splatoon

Nintendo: 'Splatoon is aiming to do for action shooters what Mario Kart did to racing'


Reggie Fils-Aimé is hopeful for the future of this 'major new IP'
Mar 23
At a recent event at Nintendo of America's headquarters in Redmond, Washington, I was able to play Splatoon for the first time since E3 2014. It's come a long way since then, and Nintendo is particularly proud of what it... read
Amiilie

Reggie: amiibo 'completely different' from Skylanders, Disney Infinity


'All about content'
Jul 02
Nintendo's weird-named, probably money printing toys, amiibo, exist. Speaking to IGN, Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime differentiated the line from Skylanders and Disney Infinity and explained their 'crossover' use. "What we ... read
Wii U

Nintendo boss: Wii U is top two in three-way console race


With Xbox lagging behind
Jun 17
How's the Wii U doing? Many have perceived it as doing poorly in the sales category, at least until the recent release of Mario Kart 8. Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime contends that point-of-view and says that it's ... read
The Regginator

Reggie Fils-Aime vows to 'kick your ass' at Smash Bros.


Nintendo of America president is taking names for next year
Jun 10
"I gotta be honest," confessed Reggie Fils-Aime, president of Nintendo of America, on stage following the completion of the Super Smash Bros. Invitational tournament. "I play all of the Nintendo games; [bu... read
Club Nintendo

Club Nintendo handing out random Pizza Hut giftcards


This is probably Reggie's idea
Dec 16
In case you didn't know -- Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime used to be the Senior Director of Marketing at Pizza Hut before he landed his gig at the Big N. So it's no surprise then that Nintendo has worked out a... read
Nintendope

Nintendope: My fantasy hang-out session with the Big N


Promoted from our Community Blogs!
Nov 09
[Dtoid community blogger DoctorHair shared this... uh... well, he... yeah... just read it. It's goddamn hilarious. --Mr Andy Dixon] Welcome to Fantasy Blunt Scenarios: A new, ongoing original series concerning groups of peopl... read
Reggie is not impressed

Nintendo president: 'meh' to PS4, Xbox One launch titles


Reggie Fils-Aime is NOT IMPRESSED
Aug 30
How do you feel about the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One launch lineups? I'm not exactly digging what Microsoft's shoveling, but I'm happy enough with the PS4's slated games (Hohokum!). Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-... read
Nintendo 2DS

Reggie says the 2DS is for five- to six-year-olds


Nintendo of America's president views it as a starter handheld device
Aug 28
With Nintendo's surprising announcement of the 2DS today, some people are wondering who exactly the device was created for. While the price point of $129 is appealing, the slate form and omission of 3D were curious changes. I... read
Pikmin 3

Play Pikmin 3 at GameStop July 20-21, get it a day early


Reggie will be watching
Jul 12
How long has it been since the last time we've been able to control inch-high spacefarer Captain Olimar and his army of sentient plants? Almost ten years? It's almost surreal that the third game in the Pikmin series is final... read
Reggie's home tour

Reggie's Animal Crossing home has his face on a bed


Cribs: Nintendo of America COO edition
Jun 21
Have you ever wondered how the other half live? Wonder no more. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime gives an all access look at his Animal Crossing: New Leaf home in this adorable video. Plus, he drops some proper... read
Metroid vs. Donkey Kong

Reggie asks Retro why they're doing another Donkey Kong


Retro Studios head explains their reasoning directly
Jun 13
Remember when I said Reggie would be watching you on social media? Well it turns out he wasn't joking, as he sat down with Retro Studios' Michael Kelbaugh to ask the question many people were thinking: "why is there going to... read

Ogle some Nintendo's finest E3 titles, and cat people!


There's that trademark Nintendo flair!
Jun 11
Nintendo sure has been sharing a lot on the great titles they have on the table for this year! From the return of Super Smash Bros. to the nostalgic feeling The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Nintendo is really hitti... read
Nintendo

Nintendo to release demos for select E3 games at Best Buy


This could either fizzle or be huge
May 17
It appears as if Nintendo will be "bringing E3 to the public" in the words of Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime. Nintendo will be bringing playable builds of their newly announced Wii U games to select Best Buy l... read
Yep!
Seems we may be seeing a lot more of Nintendo global president Satoru Iwata in the near future -- he's just been given a new job alongside his current duties, becoming CEO of Nintendo of America.  The new position was re... read feature

Hot date: Nintendo Direct scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 14


Let Nintendo be your Valentine
Feb 13
I thought I was the only one that truly loves Valentine's Day, but Nintendo is also out shopping for the sexiest negligee they can find for their big date tomorrow. Group date, that is. Get ready to batt your eyes and play fo... read

Reggie: Wii U update mandatory until after Spring 2013


Deal with it, basically
Dec 04
Those of us who braved the Wii U launch probably all remember the dreaded "hour long mandatory update" that added functionality that kinda sorta was important. Like, oh I don't know, the ability to do anything online. Reggie ... read

The DTOID Show: Wii U, Mini Wii, ME3 DLC & Epic Mickey


Wait, you can't romance the female Turian?
Nov 26
We're back from our Thanksgiving break, and we have video game news for you! Gearbox's Randy Pitchford explains why Borderlands 2 won't be coming to the Wii U, and Reggie from Nintendo explains to CNN why the Wii U is g... read

Wii U sells 400,000 units


Reggie claims system is selling out too quickly
Nov 26
Nintendo of America's minestrone president, Reggie Fils-Aime, has taken to CNET to proclaim the Wii U a sellout and reveal the sale of 400,000 units since launch last Sunday. For comparison, the Wii was also able to get anoth... read

Nintendo says third party games look much better on Wii U


Watch Reggie tell CNN a great big lie
Nov 26
Reggie Fils-Aime took to CNN this weekend to deliver a steaming plate of juicy lies. In a talk with Kristie Lu Stout, the beefy boss of Nintendo of America claimed that the Wii U's third-party games looked "dramatically... read

The DTOID Show: Wii U, Halo 4, Uncharted & Curiosity


What's in the cube?!
Nov 07
Tara's back on today's Destructoid Show! Aaaaaand considering the fact that yesterday was the Presidential election as well as the release of Halo 4, news is a bit on the slow side.  Speaking of Halo 4, that whole XBL se... read

Last week, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata held a "Chotto Nintendo Direct" to announce DLC level packs for New Super Mario Bros. 2 in Japan. Today, Nintendo of America purple Pikmin Reggie Fils-Aime detailed how the new DLC will w... read feature

Nintendo Power sends out farewell letters to subscribers


Sep 26
It's still hard to believe that, after 24 years, Nintendo Power is about to be laid to rest. Even while current and former fans mourn, there are some who are oblivious to the magazine's fate. To bring those folks up to speed,... read

Reggie teases possible GameCube games on the Wii U


Sep 21
We have a decent amount of information about the Wii U so far, but there's nearly nothing in regards to online specifics. That goes for detailed information on the Miiverse, online infrastructure, Virtual Console options... read

Exclusive: Reggie Fils-Aime and the Purple Pikmin


Sep 16
Reggie Fils-Aime has always been tough guy to read. Sometimes it seems like he could give a toss about videogames and the people who play them. At other times, he seems to have a genuine passion for producing videogames that... read

The DTOID Show: Scrolls, Journey, and Dead or Alive 5!


Jun 25
While Max is off catching fresh salmon with his bare hands overseas, Anthony Carboni was kind enough (and contractually obligated) to filled in for him on today's Destructoid Show! We talked all about Far Cry 3's unsurprisin... read

Reggie Fils-Aime blames gamers for being mad at Nintendo


Jun 25
Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has blamed gamers for their recent dislike of Nintendo's announcements, calling fans "insatiable" (again) and suggesting they have no ability to discern between the amazing and t... read

No multi-touch on Wii U, wouldn't 'feel right'


Jun 12
Nintendo beef-boy Reggie Fils-Aime has said that, very much like $99 tablets available to buy at CVS, the Wii U controller touch screen will not feature multi-touch. There shall be no pinching, swirling, or anything in betwee... read

Non-Specific Action Figure has the last word of E3


Jun 09
Seriously, with all the nothing going on in terms of announcements, Non-Specific Action Figure really did do the best job.   Also, I love how this entire segment looks and sounds like a WWE backstage promo. read






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