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Retro Studios, Inc.
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Type Subsidiary of Nintendo
Founded October 1998
Headquarters 1835A Kramer Lane, Suite 100 Austin, Texas 78758, USA
Industry Video game development
Products Metroid Prime trilogy
Donkey Kong Country Returns
Mario Kart 7
Parent Company Nintendo
Website retrostudios.com

Retro Studios is an American video game developer based in Austin, Texas. It was founded by Jeff Spangenberg in 1998 as an independent development studio to create games exclusively for Nintendo. It initially started with four projects for the Nintendo GameCube, but all of them were cancelled. It was eventually bought out by Nintendo to become a first-party developer and a division of Nintendo. It's first major release was Metroid Prime. Its first title related to Mario was Donkey Kong Country Returns for the Wii.

Games Developed

Nintendo GameCube

  • Metroid Prime (2002)
  • Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (2004)

Wii

Nintendo 3DS

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