This week on All Things Nintendo, Brian sits down with former Nintendo of America president and COO Reggie Fils-Aimé. The two learn about his time at Nintendo, stories from his interactions with the company’s legends, and his new book. Game Interrupts: From the Bronx to the Top of Nintendo.
The All Things Nintendo podcast is a weekly show where we can celebrate, discuss, and break down all the latest games, news, and announcements from the industry’s most recognizable name. Each week, Brian is joined by different guests to talk about what’s happening in the Nintendo world. Along the way, they’ll share personal stories, uncover hidden gems in the eShop, and even look back at the classics we all grew up with. A new episode comes out every Friday!
00:00:00 – Introduction
00:01:06 – First Nintendo Game / Favorite Nintendo Game
00:05:17 – Reggie’s pre-Nintendo career
00:07:40 – Reggie’s famous E3 2004 premiere
00:18:03 – Reggie’s memorable first meeting with Shigeru Miyamoto
00:24:47 – The impact of Satoru Iwata
00:34:02 – Wii’s success
00:35:59 – Reggie’s Leadership Lesson in Breaking the Game
00:42:14 – Embrace the failure of the Wii U
00:46:23 – Switch success and Reggie’s retirement
00:49:30 – Reggie’s first idea for a book / Audio recording
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