Random: Nintendo Had To “Politely Decline” The Chance To Work With Kanye West, Says Reggie

“Oh my gosh”.

Collaborations with musicians aren’t uncommon in the video game industry (we still shudder when we’re reminded about the likes of Kris Kross: Make My Video and the Aerosmith-heavy Revolution X) and it seems that we very nearly had a similar team-up between Nintendo and good ol’ Yeezy himself.

Former Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has explained that, during an E3 show a few years back, Kanye West visited Nintendo’s booth and spent some time chatting with the one and only Shigeru Miyamoto. Following this meeting of minds, West later invited Reggie for a meeting at the office of his fashion business, with his wife Kim Kardashian also in attendance – putting the former Nintendo president in a rather tight spot:

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