However what about Metroid Prime, Reggie?
We all know the previous Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé was an enormous fan of Tremendous Mario, The Legend of Zelda and the Metroid collection lengthy earlier than he took on the function, however he wasn’t precisely the final word collector. Regardless of revealing he had “over 80 video games” for the Tremendous Nintendo not way back, it seems he did not personal a GameCube when he utilized for a task on the firm.
Talking to the Current Worth podcast, Reggie stated on the time he was interviewed (in 2003), he had an unique Xbox and a PlayStation 2 by way of fashionable methods, however didn’t really personal Nintendo’s newest hardware. Here is precisely what was stated (due to Nintendo Fanatic for the transcript):
I knew Nintendo; I knew its franchises. I owned not solely a Tremendous NES however a Nintendo 64. I’d owned a PlayStation 2; I owned an Xbox — they had been all in my home. Curiously, on the time I used to be interviewing with Nintendo, I didn’t personal a GameCube. So, as a client, I might see points and alternatives. I might have a way of the place the wants weren’t solely from a gross sales and advertising and marketing perspective, which was the function I used to be being employed into, however simply from an general perspective.
He makes an important level, actually. By proudly owning the entire different fashionable platforms, Reggie was capable of establish the “points” and “alternatives” and that gave him a higher perspective, permitting him to enhance the state of affairs on the Nintendo entrance.
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