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Originally headed by the legendary Gunpei Yokoi, this was one of Nintendo's oldest development groups.

Average Review Score
5.76/10
Average Game Rating
7.87/10

Creators of most of Nintendo's original arcade classics, and later responsible for series like Wario Land, WarioWare, Kid Icarus and Metroid, Nintendo R&D1 created numerous best-sellers before merging with R&D2 to form Nintendo SPD in 2005.