Nintendo confirms Mr. Resetti lost his job thanks to ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’

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In this economy, we all live under the ever-present threat of layoffs and unemployment. That’s even true for iconic video game characters, like the polarizing Mr. Resetti, an infamous character from the first Animal Crossing game.

In an interview with Mashable during E3 2019, Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ project lead Aya Kyogoku officially announced that Mr. Resetti lost his job at the Reset Surveillance Center due to  the upcoming Switch title’s new auto-save function.

Truly an icon of childhood trauma

Truly an icon of childhood trauma

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“I think this will be a positive thing for the player, because in New Horizons you can stop playing in the middle of your game and it’ll still save,” says Kyogoku. “But unfortunately because there’s no necessity to reset the game or reset button on the Switch, Mr. Resetti had a hard time. He was laid off from his position.” Read more…

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