HAL Laboratory

Founded: 21st February 1980
Tokyo, Japan

HAL Laboratory started off as a small developer in Japan in 1980 and, for a long time, had Satoru Iwata, later head of Nintendo, run as its President. This company is most well known for the Kirby franchise but has also developed several titles for the Pokémon franchise including the start of the Pokémon Ranger series.

List of Subsidiary Companies

Warp Star Inc.

HAL Laboratory has developed 4 Pokémon Games in total.

List of Pokémon Games Developed by HAL Laboratory

GamePlatformFirst Release
Pokémon SnapNintendo 64March 21st 1999
Pokémon Stadium (Japan Only)Nintendo 64August 1st 1998
Pokémon StadiumNintendo 64April 30th 1999
Pokémon RangerNintendo DSMarch 23rd 2006