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Nintendo might be sending Reggie off with one last Direct later this week

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Thanks for the memories

It's nearly Reggie Fils-Aime's last day at Nintendo. In February, the much-beloved president of Nintendo of America announced that he'd be retiring on April 15, 2019. Nintendo might -- and should -- send him off in style.

Although not officially confirmed by Nintendo, Gaming Intel is reporting that its sources say a Nintendo Direct is planned for later this week. It'll supposedly take place Thursday, April 11. That's just a few days before Fils-Aime leaves and current senior VP of sales and marketing Doug Bowser takes over.

We don't even have super good guesses as to what this currently-hypothetical Direct might focus on. Persona's Joker is coming to Super Smash Bros Ultimate sometime soon, and this might be an opportunity for a release date. Otherwise, more PokémonSword and Shield, Animal Crossing for Switch, or Luigi's Mansion 3 news might be in the pipeline.

Most important, though: If this Direct comes to pass, it'll include a heartfelt goodbye from one of the games industry's most influential and admired figures. Fils-Aime will almost certainly thank everyone for making his tenure at Nintendo so great. I hope the Direct happens, because it feels like we, as an audience, need a chance to collectively say thank you right back.

Sources: Next Nintendo Direct Coming on April 11th, 2019 [Gaming Intel]

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