Nintendo Entertainment Analysis and Development, better known as Nintendo EAD, is a division inside Nintendo founded on September 30th, 1983. It develops games in the Mario, The Legend of Zelda, F-Zero, Star Fox, Donkey Kong, and Pikmin franchises. So far, they have developed all main games in the Pikmin series.
There are two main groups within Nintendo EAD: the Kyoto group and the Tokyo group. Five teams operate in Kyoto, while two operate in Tokyo. Software Development Group No. 4, which is Kyoto-based, is in charge of the development of games in the Pikmin series, and is managed by Hiroyuki Kimura.
Pikmin games developed
Developed games which reference Pikmin
- Luigi's Mansion
- Super Mario Galaxy
- Animal Crossing
- Animal Crossing: Wild World
- Animal Crossing: City Folk
- Nintendo Land
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