SPD Production Group No. 1

SPD Production Group No. 1 is a development section in the SPD Software Planning & Development Department of Software Planning & Development Division at Nintendo Company Limited. The primary focus is the development of video game software and software applications for home consoles and portable hardware. The Manager and Producer is Yoshio Sakamoto, and Assistant Manager Katsuya Yamano, with the main directing and planning team including a collective of talented personnel. This development group typically has about two projects in production, with emphasis on maintaining the WarioWare, Metroid, Rhythm Heaven, and Metroid franchises.


Nintendo Company Limited
Software Planning & Development Division
SPD Development Department

Yoshio Sakamoto
Manager and Producer of SPD Production Group No.1
Osaka University of Arts, Design
Nintendo Company Limited 1982-Present


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Product Producer Director Platform Release Association
Kiki Trick Shinya Takahashi Noriyuki Sato Wii 2012 Development
Rhythm Heaven Fever Yoshio Sakamoto Ko Takeuchi Wii 2011 Development
Metroid: Other M Yoshio Sakamoto Takehiko Hosokawa Wii 2010 Production
Tomodachi Collection Yoshio Sakamoto Ryutaro Takahashi Nintendo DS 2009 Development
WarioWare: D.I.Y Yoshio Sakamoto Goro Abe Nintendo DS 2009 Co-Development
Rhythm Heaven Yoshio Sakamoto Kazuyoshi Osawa Nintendo DS 2008 Development
Nintendo DS Digital TV Tuner Yoshio Sakamoto Noriyuki Sato Nintendo DS 2007 Development
Rhythm Tengoku Yoshio Sakamoto Kazuyoshi Osawa Game Boy Advance 2006 Development
Play-Yan Yoshio Sakamoto Takuma Matsunada Game Boy Advance 2005 Development
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