The Video Game Industry Says A Fond Farewell To Reggie Fils-Aimé
With the recent announcement that Nintendo's corporate darling, Reggie Fils-Aimé, is stepping down this April, Twitter is full of people from around the video game industry thanking him for his time in the spotlight. It speaks to his impact that people from all around games are feeling affected by this changing of the guard.
You can watch Reggie's heartfelt farewell below and see a collection of thoughts and well-wishes for the man who has guided Nintendo of America through the revolution that was the Wii, learned something from the mistakes of the Wii U, and can now leave with his head held high after the success of the Switch.
Reggie, thanks for all the games and your leadership in our industry. We are a better and brighter place for your wisdom and efforts. With appreciation and best wishes from all your friends @PlayStation— Shawn Layden (@ShawnLayden) February 22, 2019
Thanks for everything, Reggie!— Devolver Digital (@devolverdigital) February 21, 2019
Thank YOU, Reggie, for everything. ♥— Limited Run Games (@LimitedRunGames) February 21, 2019
The answer is both. There’s no more names and no more asses so it’s time to move on. Thank you Reggie, we’ll miss you. Everyone except this guy: pic.twitter.com/d37CjFPz9K— Barry Kramer (@razzadoop) February 21, 2019
Thank you for everything, Reggie!— Dotemu (@Dotemu) February 21, 2019
You'll be missed! pic.twitter.com/I2544mLjIc
We will miss you, Reggie. Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication at Nintendo! pic.twitter.com/Vs7x3QPXRE— Tetris (@Tetris_Official) February 21, 2019
And now you can spend 16 hours a day...— hungrybox (@LiquidHbox) February 21, 2019
With your family, your friends, and enjoying your retirement.
Thank you for the memories, Reggie. pic.twitter.com/5cte1yhbbc