On the Speaking Video games with Reggie & Harold podcast, Former President of Nintendo of America Reggie Fils-Aime talked about his temporary assembly with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian-West. Apparently, Kanye stopped by the Nintendo sales space at E3 a few years in the past, hung out with the legendary Shigeru Miyamoto, and requested to fulfill with Reggie. The 2 visionaries sat down with one another in Kanye West’s style workplace in Calabasas, California the place the famed rapper-producer would in the end voice his curiosity in partnering with Nintendo to create a brand new online game.
Reggie recalled that the assembly was “fascinating” and felt that “Kanye [had] such a ardour for the online game area.” Regardless of this reward, Reggie politely declined Kanye’s pitch. “We had so many alternative tasks at Nintendo occurring, the opportunity of doing one thing with Kanye simply wasn’t there, and so I needed to discover a option to politely decline this chance to work with him.” Reggie remembered telling West that Nintendo could be extremely tough to work with due to its dedication to top quality content material and West replied enthusiastically stating, “Reggie, you are precisely the kind of accomplice I need due to that purpose!”
“A part of it was speaking about what he was as much as,” Reggie recounted. “He was experimenting with a bit of online game content material; he wished reactions to it. He comes out and says, ‘I need to work with Nintendo.'” Reggie did not go into an excessive amount of element on what the potential venture was about, however Kanye West isn’t any stranger to the video games business. In 2015, West revealed Solely One, a recreation devoted to his late mom Donda the place gamers could be tasked with guiding Donda to heaven. Regardless that a trailer (beneath) was finally launched for the sport, there was no additional information surrounding the event of Solely One.
[Source: Nintendo Everything via IGN]