It is fair to say that the news that Reggie Phillies-Amy – who has been president of Nintendo of America since 2006 and joined the company in 2003 – will retire in April.
He is certainly one of the most recognizable heroes in the industry and his readiness to face the camera and laugh at himself has attracted him to millions of gamers, not just Nintendo fans.
Reggie's popularity is the fact that the news is followed by a number of positive and supportive comments about the big man ̵
Mike Ibarra, corporate vice president of Xbox, tell about news:
Many of you know that I'm a big fan of Nintendo (from a child!). Over the last 15 years, Reggie Fils-Am has done a great job. I'm sad to see him retiring, but also happy to spend more time with his family. Thank you for the great fun. Mike Ibarra (@ XboxQwik) February 21, 2019
Reggie appeared on stage with Spencer and Lady of the 2018 Game Awards, and the host Jeff Keigley added her voice: