Nintendo of America’s Reggie Fils-Aime Retires on April 15

Reggie Fils-Aime, the charming and hilarious President of Nintendo of America, is retiring at the age of 57. Fils-Aime will be replaced by Doug Bowser, the current head of sales and marketing at Nintendo of America, on April 15, 2019.  Fils-Aime explained, “Nintendo owns a part of my heart forever”. He went on to say:Continue reading “Nintendo of America’s Reggie Fils-Aime Retires on April 15”

Nintendo Switch Will Bring ‘Hardcore’ Crowd Back Into the Fold

If you’ve been absent from reality today, you may have somehow missed the preview trailer for the new Nintendo Switch console. The hype has been building around the reveal of this machine for weeks, even months. I have mostly ignored Nintendo for a long, long time, which is incredibly sad. The only occasions on which I’ve played aContinue reading “Nintendo Switch Will Bring ‘Hardcore’ Crowd Back Into the Fold”

Mental Health and Gaming: Nintendo Should Bring the Vitality Sensor Back

When Nintendo announced the Vitality Sensor at E3 2009, there was an uproar by fans, thinking it was a pointless accessory that was deemed too casual for the gaming market. While there may have been some cool functions with the Vitality Sensor in normal games, like monitoring a player’s pulse rate while playing frantically through aContinue reading “Mental Health and Gaming: Nintendo Should Bring the Vitality Sensor Back”