Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime Shares Some of the Gifts and Mementos From His Retirement

April 17, 2019

After he first started working with Nintendo over 15 years ago, Reggie Fils-Aime surprised the gaming industry with his announcement earlier this year that he would be retiring. While it’s been emotional to see one of Nintendo’s most recognizable and iconic leaders leaving the company, Reggie has clearly left an indelible mark on everyone, as seen through some of the gifts and mementos he has received to kick start his retirement.

With Reggie having officially left Nintendo as of this week–and now with his own Twitter account–Fils-Aime has shared a few images of the gifts and good wishes he has received from friends across the gaming industry to wish him well in his retirement.

In one tweet, Fils-Aime shared images of several gifts that he received at one of his last retirement parties, including a piece of art from Retro Studios signed by the employees, a Mario statue, a (working) Virtual Boy), a notebook full of messages from Nintendo employees, and more.

One of the best gifts that Reggie shared so far was a custom piece of artwork given to him by Geoff Keighley (by artist Sam Spratt) that delivers a fitting retro poster that could only be fitting for Reggie himself.

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Ryan is the Editor-in-Chief at DualShockers and has been a lover of games as long as he can remember. He holds a BA in English and Cinema and lives in New York City.

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