Video: Reggie Fils-Aimé’s Heartfelt Speech After Receiving Videogame Legend Award

Video: Reggie Fils-Aimé’s Heartfelt Speech After Receiving Videogame Legend Award

Earlier this week at the New York Videogame Awards, former President of Nintendo America Reggie Fils-Aimé received the Andrew Yoon Legend Award for his contributions to the industry.

The Andrew Yoon Legend Award “recognises individuals and organisations that exhibit a significant, sustained body of work that shows exceptional achievement and innovation”, and was awarded to Reggie for his role in introducing the Wii, Nintendo DS and Nintendo Switch to the world.

You can watch Reggie’s full acceptance speech in the following video (via Brandon), which includes a short tribute video put together by the Award hosts:

In addition, the full list of award winners has also been published, which you can take a look at below:

Big Apple Award for Best Game of the Year:
The Outer Worlds

Andrew Yoon Legend Award:
Reggie Fils-Aimé

Statue of Liberty Award for Best World:
Outer Wilds

Herman Melville Award for Best Writing:
Disco Elysium

Coney Island Dreamland Award for Best AR/VR Game:
Minecraft Earth

Tin Pan Alley Award for Best Music in a Game:
Sayonara Wild Hearts

Central Park Children’s Zoo Award for Best Kids Game:
Luigi’s Mansion 3

A-Train Award for Best Mobile Game:
Sayonara Wild Hearts

Off Broadway Award for Best Indie Game:
Disco Elysium

Freedom Tower Award for Best Remake:
Resident Evil 2

Great White Way Award for Best Acting in a Game:
Courtney Hope as Jesse in Control

Captain Award for Best Rookie Esports Team:
FPX (League of Legends)

Joltin’ Joe Award: Best Esports Player of the Year:
Arslan Ash

Knickerbocker Award for Best Games Journalism:
Khee Hoon Chan for their story in Rock Paper Shotgun:
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