HAL Laboratory, Inc.


HAL 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.


Kirby: Planet Robobot (Amiibo Bundle)(2016)
Kirby: Planet Robobot(2016)
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse(2015)
Kirby: Triple Deluxe(2014)
Kirby's Return to Dream Land(2011)
Kirby: Mass Attack(2011)
Nintendo 3DS (included games)(2011)
Picross 3D(2009)
Kirby Super Star Ultra(2008)
Kirby: Squeak Squad(2006)
Mother 3 (Deluxe Box)(2006)
Mother 3(2006)
Pokémon Ranger(2006)
Kirby: Canvas Curse(2005)
Kirby & The Amazing Mirror(2004)
Kirby Air Ride(2003)
Mother 1+2(2003)
Kirby: Nightmare in Dreamland(2002)
Super Smash Bros.: Melee(2001)
Metal Slader Glory: Director's Cut(2000)
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards(2000)
SimCity 64(2000)
Mingle Magnet(1999)
Pokémon Stadium(1999)
Pokémon Snap(1999)
Super Smash Bros.(1999)
Pokémon Snap Station(1999)
Pocket Monsters Stadium(1998)
Kirby's Dream Land 3(1997)
Kirby's Star Stacker(1997)
Kirby Super Star(1996)
Kirby's Block Ball(1995)
Vegas Stakes(1995)
SimCity 2000(1995)
Kirby's Dream Land 2(1995)
Kirby's Avalanche(1995)
Kirby's Dream Course(1994)
Adventures of Lolo (1994)
Vegas Stakes(1993)
Kirby's Adventure(1993)
Kirby's Pinball Land(1993)
NCAA Basketball(1992)
Kabuki: Quantum Fighter(1992)
Kirby's Dream Land(1992)
Mario Open Golf(1991)
NES Open Tournament Golf(1991)

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The Japanese name of HAL is HAL Kenkyūjo, which often appears in its short form Halken in credits.

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