Due to a previously announced major stock trade
, Nintendo was forced to put a lid on any new and "forward-looking" information at this week's Game Developers Conference. This, of course, made for a rather boring Nintendo keynote. However, it did start off on a high note (from Wired's Game|Life blog
Waiting for the Miyamoto keynote to start, I’m sitting three rows from the front. Close enough to see Nintendo’s resident BMOC, Reggie Fils-Aime at the front of the crowd, working it with his trademark smile and good will. He poses for pictures, he signs Wiimotes, he presses the flesh with a goodnatured ease that would make even the most seasoned politician weep with envy.
"Kick his ass and take his name!" someone shouted from a few rows behind me.
"Who?" answered Reggie in mid-autograph.
"Phil Harrison, front row!" Sure enough, there was Phil Harrison, seated dead center, front row. Looks like he could show up on time for Nintendo’s keynote, but not Sony’s.
With a grin and a chuckle, Reggie replies, "Some would say we’ve already done that."
Touchdown. The crowd goes wild.
Too funny, Reggie. Too funny. My hat to you, sir.
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