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Breaking: President and COO of Nintendo America is Retiring

The Regginator is ready to move on from the corporate life of video games.

Reggie Fils-Aimé has been with Nintendo since 2003, and became an unexpected face of everything Nintendo America. Starting out as the Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, he quickly became the President and Chief Operating Officer in 2006. His legacy at the company was impactful.

Reggie has always come across to gamers as "that guy who got the dream job." Someone who seems down-to-Earth and was smart about business. He loves video games. He loves talking about video games. He wants games to be all about the players and getting people together to enjoy gaming; not focusing so heavily on the "bottom line." Remember, this is the genius behind the Big Foot Pizza from Pizza Hut. I miss that pizza.

He quickly became a well-known figure in gaming in 2004 by opening up the Nintendo E3 presentation with "My name is Reggie. I'm about kickin' ass, I'm about takin' name…

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