Reggie Fils-Aim continues to participate in interviews to talk about his new book, and while doing so, he continues to express curiosity about a time he worked at Nintendo of America, the company that He rose to the level of President.
In conversation with G4TV, Reggie spoke about the game Donkey Konga, a game released by Nintendo in 2004 for the GameCube, revealing that he hated the title and decided to stop it from seeing daylight. struggled.
“I have to tell you, as an executive, I hated donkey conga,” Reggie said.
“I fought my parent company, I thought it would hurt the Donkey Kong brand. Personally, I didn’t enjoy playing it a lot. I struggled with it a lot.”
“But you know what? It was released, the first game sold quite well. But man, I didn’t like it at all.”
In this wave of revelations, Reggie has already shared that he fought to hold off the launch of the Game Boy Micro because he preferred to focus his efforts solely on the DS, but the parent company’s closed mentality made it difficult for the US. forced Nintendo to launch the console. And the poor results didn’t surprise Reggie.
As he commented, he fought hard to keep the console from being released in the United States, but it went on and he learned a lot.
Reggie also commented on recent allegations of discrimination and poisoning at Nintendo of America, expressing surprise at the allegations and that it is not the company he left.