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UPDATE: Doug Bowser Says Nintendo of America is Investigating Sexual Harassment Allegations in an Internal Memo

Word of warning: this article discusses sexual harassment and discrimination, which may be sensitive to some readers. Given the nature of these topics, we understand if you choose not to read this article.

Word of warning: this article discusses sexual harassment and discrimination, which may be sensitive to some readers. Given the nature of these topics, we understand if you choose not to read this article.


Following the full report on sexual harassment allegations against Nintendo of America and Aston Carter (Aerotek), which we briefly reported on earlier today, Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser has released an internal memo to employees stating that they are looking into these allegations and are taking them seriously. You can read the full memo from NoA’s SharePoint site, shared with (and confirmed as legitimate by) Kotaku, below:

“We have and will always investigate any allegations we become aware of, and we are actively investigating these most recent claims.

We have strict policies designed to protect our employees and associates from inappropriate conduct and expect full compliance with these policies by all who work for or with us. We have and will always investigate any allegations we become aware of, and we are actively investigating these most recent claims.

Please remember that our HR teams are here to support you. If you experience, have experienced, witness, or have witnessed anything concerning such behavior that is contrary to our Standards of Conduct, employee handbook, or Company Values, please immediately contact your HR Business Partner.”

[Doug Bowser, President: Nintendo of America]

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[Source: Kotaku via GoNintendo]