For those who have never played any of Nintendo's ( NTDOF ) hugely popular Mario games, Bowser is a giant, anthropomorphic turtle-like creature that serves as the main Nintendo fans jumped on the coincidence when Bowser was first hired by Nintendo from Electronic Arts ( EA ) in 2015, and Bowser He has had some fun with it on his Twitter feed.
His appointment as president of Nintendo of America has breathed a new life into a joke, with thousands of people sharing it with social media.
The Bowser was one of the top global trends on Twitter ( TWTR ) on Thursday night in the United States.
The man Bowser is replacing, Reggie Fils-Aime, who has led Nintendo of America for the past 1
3 years, joined in as well
"With a name like Bowser, who's better to hold the keys to Nintendo," Fils -Aime said in a video posted on social media.
He could not resist a few other wisecracks before he leaves the company on April 15.
"This is not a game over" for me, but instead "leveling up to date with my wife, family and friends, "he said in a statement.
Whether Mario and Luigi still have a future at Nintendo remains to be seen.