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Reggie Fils-Aime creates Twitter page on last day at Nintendo

The newly-retired President/COO of Nintendo of America officially has a new Twitter account. Follow Reggie for more memes.


Today is a somber day for Nintendo fans, especially in America, as the long-time President of NOA is officially retiring. Reggie Fils-Aime is hanging up his wiimotes and entering into the next phase of his life, a well-deserved retirement. Reggie had one more thing for fans today, as he has created a new Twitter page. Please take a look.

Fans of the Regginator can follow the newly-retired game executive @Reggie on Twitter. This new social media presence for the former Nintendo executive softens the blow to fans of the Big N today, but one has to wonder what took him so long? Was his body not ready or capable of tweeting and operating Nintendo of America?  Reggie's Twitter page bio describes himself as an "Active business provocateur." Those are fancy words from a man with a fancy name, but we like that he already has some nice stuff on his Twitter page.

Reggie announced his retirement from Nintendo on February 21, 2019. Nintendo of America is now in the clutches of Bowser, Doug Bowser to be specific.

"There's one thing I really want to say. Thank you. Thank you for your never-ending support and for your passionate love of Nintendo," said Fils-Aime in his goodbye message posted to the Nintendo of America social media accounts. It appears that future correspondence from Reggie will come to us directly from his brand new Twitter page. This is a nice touch to soften the blow to the Nintendo community today, and we salute Reggie Fils-Aime for his amazing tenure at the helm of NOA. You, sir, know how to do it for Shacknews. 

What are some of your favorite Reggie moments and memes? Please let us know in the comments section.


Asif Khan is the Luminary and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.

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