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News: Watch the VGX Awards LIVE!

Watch the VGX Awards LIVE!

It's all about Reggie and his Wii U appearance

Join us for Spike TV's annual game awards, now called VGX, for a very Nintendo-centric take on proceedings. Reggie Fils-Aime will be introducing a Wii U premiere, and Nintendo may even win an award or two. http:#VGX

News: Reggie Fils-Aime To Tour North American Cities to Play Wii U and 3DS Titles With the Public

Reggie Fils-Aime To Tour North American Cities to Play Wii U and 3DS Titles With the Public

Twitter takeover included various gaming questions and, um, twerking

In case you weren't eagerly poring over Twitter recently, it may interest you that there was an account takeover by Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime, reacting to the fact that #askReggie had apparently been trending on the social network. Over the space of an...

News: Reggie: Publishers Should Create Great Games To Stem The Impact Of Used Game Sales

Reggie: Publishers Should Create Great Games To Stem The Impact Of Used Game Sales

"The replayability of our content is super strong"

One of the biggest talking points at E3 this year has been used games and how publishers and developers are trying to stop them from putting a dent in their profits. Of course, when buying a used game all of the proceeds are given to the retailer. Several strategies have been conjured up over the...

News: Reggie Discusses Embracing The Digital Age Ahead of Wii U Launch

Reggie Discusses Embracing The Digital Age Ahead of Wii U Launch

Delighted with developer input for the GamePad

Reggie is out in force leading up to Nintendo's next generation console release on 18th November (like you'd forgotten). Reggie appeared on the Jimmy Fallon show last night in the US to do some high-profile promotion work, and took a midnight stroll to the Nintendo World Store to meet and greet fans...

News: Nintendo World NYC Gearing Up For Wii U Midnight Launch

Nintendo World NYC Gearing Up For Wii U Midnight Launch

Is your body ready?

Nintendo will be holding a midnight launch at New York's Nintendo World Store to mark the release of Wii U; from 6pm on Saturday 17th November you can head down to the store and join in the hype. You can take a wild guess who will be there — none other than the man himself, Reggie Fils-Aime — to welcome fans and continue the...

News: Nintendo: There's No Such Thing As Too Much Mario

Nintendo: There's No Such Thing As Too Much Mario

Company will never risk killing "the golden goose that lays the golden egg"

How much is too much? That's not a question Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime thinks we should worry about, at least not in relation to the company's iconic mascot Mario. In an interview with GI.biz, Reggie was asked if the constant flood of Mario games could...

News: Reggie: Friend Codes Return on Wii U, But They're Better

Reggie: Friend Codes Return on Wii U, But They're Better

Pack away the bunting

It seems like just last week we were celebrating that Wii U won't have Friend Codes, but it seems our fireworks and streamers were a bit premature. Nintendo of America president and honorary purple Pikmin Reggie Fils-Aime has told Kotaku Wii U will have friend codes, but they'll be different. By the sounds of things, you'll be...

E3 2012: Reggie Confirms Fire Emblem Awakening for America

Reggie Confirms Fire Emblem Awakening for America

Everybody gets a turn

Although there was no mention of it during last night's 3DS software showcase, Fire Emblem: Awakening is coming to North America. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime confirmed to IGN the turns-based strategy RPG will make it across the Atlantic, but at the moment we don't know any more. Nintendo Europe recently...

News: Digital Makes Up 14% of Key Nintendo Franchise Sales

Digital Makes Up 14% of Key Nintendo Franchise Sales

The figures are in

Nintendo does not release sale statistics for its digital content, leaving us with no real idea of how the company's download sales are doing. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime did give away one intriguing nugget of information in a recent interview with Time, however: The packaged content gets all the buzz and the noise, but in the last 12 months when you look at..

News: Nintendo: We Won't Charge Extra to Unlock In-Game Content

Nintendo: We Won't Charge Extra to Unlock In-Game Content

"We'll do DLC right"

Downloadable content is a double-edged sword: when used right, it enhances and expands your game experience, but when done wrong you wind up paying more to unlock something that's on the disc or cartridge you bought in the first place. The recent announcement that Nintendo will provide DLC on 3DS next year led some to worry it'd...

News: Reggie: "Mobile Games Would Go Against Our Beliefs"

Reggie: "Mobile Games Would Go Against Our Beliefs"

Won't be doing that, then

While the wider games industry continues to argue that Nintendo should move into the smartphone game space, Nintendo's top brass are sticking by their guns and saying "no, thank you." The latest to speak up is Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime, who talked to Games.com about the company's stance. Asked...

News: Reggie Pimps Nintendo's Ride at LA Auto Show

Reggie Pimps Nintendo's Ride at LA Auto Show

Unlikely but true

Here's a partnership we didn't see coming. At the LA Auto Show on 17th November, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime will stand on stage with West Coast Customs CEO Ryan Friedlinghaus to announce an exclusive collaboration between the two companies. If it's not Mario Kart 7-related, we'll eat our red hats. From 18th to...

News: Flame Red 3DS Leads Charge in New Video

Flame Red 3DS Leads Charge in New Video

Reggie appears too

The FlameRed 3DS is under a month away, and Nintendo is keen to use tomorrow's price cut and the new colour to inject some life into the handheld's sales. In case you were in any doubt about this, here's a video showing the console's new, redder shade; in fact, Reggie Fils-Aime has a new, redder shade of his own, looking even more tanned than usual. Talking heads from Ubisoft and..

News: Reggie Discusses Wii U Branding, "Not a Difficult Sell"

Reggie Discusses Wii U Branding, "Not a Difficult Sell"

Will be different to Wii

Nintendo's decision to include the well-known Wii name in its successor, the Wii U, looks on the surface like it'd make marketing the console easier, but Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime says the company will take a different approach to its dual-screen home console. Speaking to Forbes, Fils-Aime clarified the...

News: Reggie Demos Kid Icarus AR, Skyward Sword and More on TV

Reggie Demos Kid Icarus AR, Skyward Sword and More on TV

With his old mate Jimmy Fallon

Reggie Fils-Aime and Jimmy Fallon are best mates; last year Reggie appeared on Late Night to show the host the 3DS, and this year he's taken to the airwaves again to demonstrate some more upcoming titles. Kid Icarus: Uprising's augmented reality card battle mode is the first game shown, followed by a little bit of Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and finishing off with..