Gears 5 tips its hat to ex-Nintendo boss Reggie with “My Body is Ready” achievement

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The Microsoft / Nintendo love-in continues! This time it revolves around an achievement for Gears 5 that references ex-Nintendo of America chief Reggie Fils-Aimé.

Developer The Coalition revealed Gears 5’s achievements this week, and the first one you get in the game is for completing boot camp for five gamerscore. Its name: My Body is Ready.

This is an obvious reference to Reggie, who kickstarted one of video game’s most famous memes when he declared “my body is ready!” on-stage at E3 2007 as he prepared to complete a body check on the Wii balance board.

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