Nintendo Terminates Fire Emblem Fates Spokesperson

Nintendo product marketing specialist Alison Rapp has been terminated by the company, according to a tweet on her personal account. Rapp is no longer seen as “a good, safe representative of Nintendo,” she wrote on Twitter.

Her departure follows a heated internet controversy over the localization of Fire Emblem Fates when the game released in the US in February. The controversy grew into a larger issue that involved complaints being sent to Nintendo.

The debate focused on content altered from the original Japanese release, and Rapp was at the center of complaints about the changes despite having “had no involvement with localized content changes of any kind,” according to a separate tweet.

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