In Honor of Reggie’s Retirement, Here are the Best Memes He’s Given Us

Reggie Fils-Aime announced today that he will be retiring in April. While Reggie has spent nearly 13 years as Nintendo of America’s President, he has given the gaming community more than leadership of Nintendo through the Wii era, Wii U, and now the beginning of the Switch. Reggie is known for blessing the Internet with memes out the wazoo.

In honor of the legend himself, let’s take a look back at the memes, GIFs, and catch phrases that Reggie has helped shape to this day.

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A Guide on How To Find and Buy Retro Video Games

love video games: I assume you do too if you are reading our site. Outside of playing games, one of my favorite parts of the video game industry is collecting. Whether it’s the games themselves, player guides, memorabilia, or statues, I love building up my own collection of gaming memorabilia and displaying it.

Over the years, I’ve learned a few things about how to find the games I want, especially when it comes to retro games. I’m still learning new tips, tricks, tools, and secrets all the time, but I thought it’d be a fun and useful tool to share what I know with you. So I’m whipping up a series of articles to provide my best advice for you to collect the games you want.

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Which The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Trailer Is the Most Horrifying?

Just last week Nintendo announced that they are remaking The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening for the Nintendo Switch. With the hype building into a fever dream state, fans are digging up old promotional material for the original game on Game Boy. Some ads may have been better left alone though.

Sparked by a reddit post digging up the Japanese ad for the game, we have gone ahead and found the US and UK ads for the game as well. It’s equally interesting and horrifying to see the marketing tactics in each region. Each goes for a different feel and shows varying amounts of actual gameplay. Check each one out below and vote in our poll to decide which one is the most horrifying to watch today!

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Nintendo is Shaping Up to Have Their Best Year Yet in 2019

Nintendo’s plans for 2019 have come much more into focus thanks to the Nintendo Direct that aired yesterday. In the latest Direct, the Big N has provided a little more for Switch owners to be excited for throughout the year and their 2019 is shaping up to be one of their biggest and best yet.

That being said, I wanted to take a look at how Nintendo’s 2019 is shaping up all in one place, in one big ol’ editorial. So let’s take a look at the Switch’s incoming future for 2019 together.

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