Founded: 21st February 1980
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.
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HAL Laboratory has developed 4 Pokémon Games in total.
List of Pokémon Games Developed by HAL Laboratory
|Pokémon Snap||Nintendo 64||March 21st 1999|
|Pokémon Stadium (Japan Only)||Nintendo 64||August 1st 1998|
|Pokémon Stadium||Nintendo 64||April 30th 1999|
|Pokémon Ranger||Nintendo DS||March 23rd 2006|