HAL Laboratory, Inc.
OverviewHAL Laboratory is a video game developer based in Tokyo, Japan. It was founded on February 21st, 1980. The company's name is derived from the HAL 9000 computer from the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey. They are best known for their work on Mother, Kirby, and Super Smash Bros. games.
TriviaThe Japanese name of HAL is HAL Kenkyūjo, which often appears in its short form Halken in credits.
- HAL Laboratory, Inc. -- Company website