Reggie Fils-Aime: From Pizza Hut to the Nintendo Switch - Did You Know Gaming? Feat. Furst

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  • Published on Mar 16, 2019
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    In this episode, Did You Know Gaming takes a look at some facts, secrets, and history of one of gaming's biggest figures, Reggie Fils-Aime. Our look at Reggie covers his history in business including his work at Pizza Hut, all the way up to his work at Nintendo of America launching the Nintendo Switch.
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    Research/Writing & Video Editing by Forrest Lee
    Sources/Further Reading:
    www.nytimes.com/2007/11/18/jobs/18boss.html
    web.archive.org/web/20061120045545/www.thegamefeed.com/features-055b6eaa0eb7a7717c79e7e0dda8bcf2.html
    kotaku.com/how-reggie-fils-aime-became-a-nintendo-legend-1832817677
    old.seattletimes.com/html/businesstechnology/2003405192_nintendo12.html
    web.archive.org/web/20060614084411/www.joystiq.com/2006/05/25/reggie-fils-aime-promoted-to-noa-president/
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Concert_for_New_York_City
    www.nintendolife.com/news/2018/07/ubisoft_says_reggie_fils-aime_is_to_thank_for_star_foxs_inclusion_in_starlink_battle_for_atlas
    www.destructoid.com/reggie-not-so-keen-on-disaster-day-of-crisis-actually-slams-the-title-109828.phtml
    www.siliconera.com/2013/12/04/nintendos-reggie-talks-wii-u-western-development-operation-rainfall/
    kotaku.com/watch-nintendos-reggie-fils-aime-pay-tribute-to-satoru-1746105518
    ruclip.com/video/UxQFdltlTAM/video.html
    www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-28/nintendo-s-big-switch-q-a-with-president-tatsumi-kimishima
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  • NebulaMagePlays
    NebulaMagePlays 5 hours ago

    10:27 I spy with my little eye... A dirty cheater and child predator.

  • Cat Mario
    Cat Mario 23 hours ago

    **our bodies will always be ready**

  • Your Dad Is Very Nice

    he does not look almost 60 at all i would've gave him a 37/38yo not a year more

  • Mr. Reese
    Mr. Reese Day ago

    Damn, I thought Reggie has been with Nintendo way longer than late 2003 :O.

  • Opa-Opa
    Opa-Opa 2 days ago

    I never researched Reggie but after his speech about Iwata I think my research is done.

  • Silver Kif
    Silver Kif 2 days ago

    7:24 oof

  • Galvin Galicia
    Galvin Galicia 2 days ago

    My body is still ready

  • Poopoo FAg
    Poopoo FAg 2 days ago

    And we got like one Metroid Prime under his leadership

  • Distinct
    Distinct 3 days ago

    Bro when Reggie posted that he was gonna retire that was the day before my birthday 🥺😭

    • Distinct
      Distinct 2 days ago

      Galvin Galicia LoL yah

    • Galvin Galicia
      Galvin Galicia 2 days ago

      Post on r/askreddit "what is your worst birthday memory"

  • 2Spooky4Tim
    2Spooky4Tim 3 days ago

    I'm not feeling so reggie anymore :(

  • Tag Botta
    Tag Botta 3 days ago +1

    1:37 that’s honestly crazy how Someone like Reggie went to the same school as I am now.

  • Seiyuōkami Himura
    Seiyuōkami Himura 3 days ago

    Fun fact, haiti has alot of french influence.

  • RedSpy601 ‘
    RedSpy601 ‘ 4 days ago

    I miss Reggie

  • Agent Clyde
    Agent Clyde 5 days ago +1

    1:38 My body is Reginald

  • JAYYY SWAYYY
    JAYYY SWAYYY 5 days ago

    I am a simple man ... I see Reggie I click

  • David Garcia
    David Garcia 6 days ago

    So long partner......

  • darthvader579
    darthvader579 8 days ago

    4:29 What is that commercial? I want to see it!

  • Ashen One
    Ashen One 8 days ago

    10:26 Well that didnt age well...

  • PikaNess177
    PikaNess177 9 days ago

    he was with j-jared *sobs* Jared was my childhood, fucking Jared

  • Sum 1 Who Exists
    Sum 1 Who Exists 9 days ago

    My body is Reggie



    Also I just wanna hug Reginald right now

  • hero of legend
    hero of legend 9 days ago

    This made me get teary

  • Nuggers12
    Nuggers12 10 days ago

    Well now we got Doug Bowser :(

  • Flex Seal
    Flex Seal 11 days ago

    R.I.P. Reggie Fils-Aime, President of Nintendo of America, Retired in 2018.

  • Very Real Elon Musk
    Very Real Elon Musk 11 days ago +1

    *My body is ready*

  • Metal Mario
    Metal Mario 12 days ago

    His body was ready for nintendo

  • Justin Orlando
    Justin Orlando 12 days ago

    Goodbye Reggie, we’ll miss you kicking ass and taking names.

  • oj jo
    oj jo 12 days ago

    who wants reggie to be made god of every religion(like if yes dislike if no)

  • André j.
    André j. 13 days ago

    From the man itself.

  • NickTom
    NickTom 15 days ago

    He was a affro boi

  • Idiote Alien V.D.B.
    Idiote Alien V.D.B. 15 days ago +1

    The best vid of this channel, wow, it really feels like a fast paced and informative documontary!

  • Schrimply
    Schrimply 15 days ago

    Reggie was like that one cool teacher everyone liked

  • Coctile Crocodile
    Coctile Crocodile 18 days ago

    Just going down to the shooting range like:
    ‘Reggie’
    ‘Aime’
    ‘FIRE’

  • K U
    K U 18 days ago

    Someone: Visits p*rn site
    Google: 10:20

  • Pepe
    Pepe 18 days ago +2

    ProJared didn't deserve to be in the presence of our lord and savior Reggie.

  • Mr Cruzih2000
    Mr Cruzih2000 19 days ago

    The switch is so successful

  • Mr Cruzih2000
    Mr Cruzih2000 19 days ago

    Now the switch has sold way more it will pass Sony it already passed Microsoft

  • SUPER GAMER XD a.k.a Zabuza

    His Legacy will still live on.

  • Frederic Schlueter
    Frederic Schlueter 19 days ago

    I am pretty sure his name is pronounced either fil-amie or fis-amii
    Not fis-ame
    I am offended and not even french

  • Good Shepherd
    Good Shepherd 20 days ago

    lol they put projared in this. bad move guys

  • Echoesoftimelover
    Echoesoftimelover 20 days ago

    My body is ready to watch this video

  • Fresh Boy
    Fresh Boy 20 days ago

    Lmfao, dat afro!

  • elon jansen
    elon jansen 20 days ago +1

    7:24 Pro jared...

  • Thomas Earnshaw
    Thomas Earnshaw 20 days ago

    This beautiful man is not 68 years old he was born in 1961 you doinks

  • KappaSunn
    KappaSunn 20 days ago

    10:26 uh oh.. projared...

  • slendertooger64 ._.
    slendertooger64 ._. 21 day ago +1

    Lol 😆 pro jared

  • Timmy TV
    Timmy TV 21 day ago

    RUclip: recommends did you know gaming
    Also RUclip:


    wAnT tO kNoW hOw AnDi MaC eNdS??!!

  • Bandana Dude
    Bandana Dude 21 day ago

    gosh darn it your making me miss reggie more! :(

  • TheKewlPerson
    TheKewlPerson 21 day ago +3

    7:24 Oh no that didn’t age well

  • Pedro S.
    Pedro S. 21 day ago

    Reggie was indeed a marketing god

  • Difixed Productions
    Difixed Productions 21 day ago +1

    R.I.P ETIKA

  • Ricardo Valls
    Ricardo Valls 21 day ago +1

    He retired so young.. He is only in his 50's What will he do now?

  • Observer
    Observer 22 days ago

    7:25 lol...

  • Prism Primarina
    Prism Primarina 22 days ago +2

    Imagine ordering pizza and Reggie, is standing right in front of you..

  • captain Rockatron
    captain Rockatron 23 days ago +1

    He’s also brought back the Nintendo world championships.

  • CrimsonOptics
    CrimsonOptics 23 days ago

    Anytime people talk about Reggie or Iwata I start crying.

  • REAL SiNiST-R
    REAL SiNiST-R 23 days ago +2

    That pic of him with the afro and glasses is priceless! I NEED that on a shirt!

  • someuntakenname 1
    someuntakenname 1 23 days ago

    7:24
    Uh oh Comments incoming

  • christyannalou
    christyannalou 23 days ago

    oh i gasped when i saw projared 😳😬 yikes

  • Madfox
    Madfox 23 days ago

    God bless you, Reggie! We'll never forget the smiles you brought to our faces! Keep living your dreams to the fullest, my man! Your body is DEFINITELY ready for them! :D

  • Jamick98Geass
    Jamick98Geass 23 days ago

    10:26 This video didn't age well I see.........

  • Daniel Sparrow
    Daniel Sparrow 23 days ago

    I cried I bit.

  • Zoe Elsenova
    Zoe Elsenova 24 days ago +2

    7:23 big oof

  • Minion Minion
    Minion Minion 24 days ago

    You guys make good videos.

  • PringRings 22
    PringRings 22 25 days ago +3

    Everytime I see Projared with Reggie I can't help but laugh at this cuz it was at this moment he says "That's cheating" to Projared and we all know what that means.😂😂😂😊😆😆

  • Andrew Yen
    Andrew Yen 28 days ago

    anyone know the song at 0:47? Plz and thank you

    • Andrew Yen
      Andrew Yen 5 days ago

      @AuraGoddess Thank you so much

    • AuraGoddess
      AuraGoddess 18 days ago

      Andrew Yen It’s the theme of New Donk City from Mario Odyssey

  • EPIC Blumer
    EPIC Blumer Month ago +1

    Rip reggie

  • Nerds on a Bus
    Nerds on a Bus Month ago +1

    *M Y B O D Y I S R E A D Y*

  • Jalmaan
    Jalmaan Month ago

    Ya wrote down March 25, 1951; but it should be March 25, 1961

  • CheesecakeLasagna
    CheesecakeLasagna Month ago +1

    Not gonna lie, I kinda teared up.