Nintendo is reportedly investigating claims of sexual misconduct

Nintendo may respond quickly to allegations of sexual discrimination and harassment at its American division. A Kotaku source has reportedly shared a company-wide message from Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser revealing that the Switch creator is “actively investigating” the misconduct claims. The firm “will always” look into assertions like these and encourages workers to report violations, Bowser reportedly said.

We’ve asked Nintendo for comment. The company has previously reacted to incidents elsewhere in the industry, however. In November, Bowser said the accusations behind the Activision Blizzard scandal were “distressing and disturbing.” Days later, Nintendo pledged to increase the number of female managers.

Several female game testers told Kotaku

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