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Donkey Kong Country Returns (Wii)

86
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.0
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Donkey Kong Country Returns Credits

Retro Studios

Executive ProducerMichael Kelbaugh
Senior Development DirectorBryan Walker
Production ManagerRyan Harris
Production CoordinationShane D. Lewis
Senior DesignKynan Pearson, Mike Wikan, Tom Ivey
DesignAndy Schwalenberg, Bill Vandervoort, Brandon Paul Salinas, Jay Fuller, Russell O'Henly
Contract DesignJonathan Delange, Stephen Dupree
Art DirectorVince Joly
Art LeadRyan Powell
Principal ArtElben Schafers
Technical ArtChris Voellmann
Senior ArtChuck Crist, Luis Ramirez
ArtAmanda Rotella, Jay Epperson, Matt Manchester, Quinn Smith, Sean Horton, Ted Anderson, Teague Schultz, Thomas Robins, Russel Lingo
Contract ArtMark Brady, Reed Ketcham, Michael Witt
Senior AnimationDax Pallotta, Derek Bonikowski, Will Bate
AnimationCarlos Mendieta, Raphael Perkins, Stephen Zafros
Contract AnimationChris Torres, Nick McBride
Additional ThanksDanny Richardson, Sammy Hall
Engineering DirectorTim Little
Senior EngineeringAaron Walker, Alexander Quinones, Jim Gage, Mike Miller
EngineeringAkintunde Omitowoju, Andy Hanson, Dan Higdon, Eric Rehmeyer, Frank Maddin, Jesse Spears, John Sheblak, Jose Guerra, Rhys Lewis, Ryan Cornelius
Audio SupervisorScott Petersen
Contract Sound DesignRobert Arlauskas, Frank Bry, GI33k LLC
Contract Sound ScriptingMonty Goulet
OperationsAl Artus, Ethan McDonald, Faith Casper, George Thomas, Kellie Prinz Johnson
Translation & AdministrationAkiko Furukawa-Laban

Nintendo Staff

General ProducerShinya Takahashi
ProducerKensuke Tanabe
SupervisorShigeru Miyamoto
Assistant ProducerRisa Tabata
CoordinationYuji Ichijo, Kaori Miyachi
Coordination SupportKiyohiko Ando, Atsuto Yagi
Music SupervisorKenji Yamamoto
MusicMinako Hamano, Masaru Tajima, Shinji Ushiroda, Daisuke Matsuoka
StoryboardsNaoki Mori, Tomoe Aratani
Illustration/Conceptual Art SupportShigehisa Nakaue
Character SupervisorsTsuyoshi Watanabe, Yusuke Nakano
ArtworkYoshitomo Kitamura, Keisuke Kadota, Yasuo Inoue
Technical SupportYoshito Yasuda, Shingo Okamoto, Tomohiro Umeda
Special ThanksKeisuke Terasaki, Akiya Sakamoto, Toshihiko Okamoto, Takumi Kawagoe, Shintaro Kashiwagi, Hiroki Hirano, Kanae Dohta, Takashi Tezuka, Hiroyuki Kimura, Shigeyuki Asuke, Tsutomu Kaneshige, Yoshiaki Koizumi, Mahito Yokota, PolyAssets United inc, Mario Club Co. Ltd

Nintendo of America Staff

Business DevelopmentMike Fukuda
Project DevelopmentTom Prata, Tim Bechtel
Project Development/NOA CoordinationTodd Buechele
NOA LocalizationNathan Bihldorff, Eric M. Smith, Anne-Marie Laperrière, César Pérez
NOA DesignRoss Hirai, Hitomi Ross
NOA Product TestingSean Egan, Robert Jahn, Kathy Huguenard, Teresa Lillygren, Nicko Gonzalez De Santiago, Sara Hoad, Stéphane Arlot, Jeffrey Storbo
Special ThanksReggie Fils-Aime, Jacqualee Story, Jill Whitney, Nicola Wright, Mindy Bannan, Jason Mahaffa, Gregg Brown, Peter Nielsen, Ryan Pikarski, Seyla Keo

Nintendo of Europe Staff

Localization ManagementAndy Fey, Martin Weers
Localization CoordinationPalma Sánchez de Moya Rodríguez
Quality Assurance CoordinationWolfgang Weber
TranslationEren Baykal, Arielle Walter, Gurvan Le Guen, Giovanna Canta, Adriano Antonini, Jessica Ferlmann, Janine Wetherell, Alesánder Valero Fernández, Ariel del Rio de Angelis
Quality AssuranceRoisin McCorkell, Sean Keoghan, Marc Fisher, Guillaume Deschamps, Adrien Rispal, Jérôme Petit, Marcello Tridenti, Luca Keller, Andrea Bellezza, Andreas Langer, Isabelle Stein, Victoria Butzler, David Martín Navarro, Mario Maldonado Rodríguez, Pablo Jesus Sanchez Morcillo
Executive ProducerSatoru Iwata

Other Games

In addition to this game, the following people are listed as working on other games. No more than 25 people are listed here, even if there are more than 25 people who have also worked on other games.

Satoru Iwata, 287 other games
Shigeru Miyamoto, 187 other games
Nathan Bihldorff, 122 other games
Takashi Tezuka, 97 other games
Mike Fukuda, 92 other games
Kensuke Tanabe, 87 other games
Teresa Lillygren, 73 other games
Sean Egan, 69 other games
Tsuyoshi Watanabe, 65 other games
Yusuke Nakano, 63 other games
Keisuke Terasaki, 57 other games
Michael Kelbaugh, 54 other games
Yasuo Inoue, 53 other games
Yoshito Yasuda, 49 other games
Shinya Takahashi, 47 other games
Andy Fey, 39 other games
Kenji Yamamoto, 34 other games
Al Artus, 32 other games
Takumi Kawagoe, 31 other games
Shigehisa Nakaue, 30 other games
Tim Bechtel, 28 other games
Shingo Okamoto, 28 other games
Naoki Mori, 27 other games
Frank Bry, 26 other games
Kathy Huguenard, 25 other games

Collaborations

People who have worked on this game have also collaborated on the creation of the following games:

Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, a group of 67 people
Mario Kart 7, a group of 55 people
Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, a group of 44 people
Metroid Prime, a group of 31 people
Punch-Out!!, a group of 24 people
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, a group of 21 people
Metroid: Other M, a group of 19 people
Pilotwings Resort, a group of 18 people
Super Mario Strikers, a group of 18 people
Super Smash Bros.: Brawl, a group of 18 people
Pikmin, a group of 17 people
Mario Party 9, a group of 17 people
Mario Strikers Charged, a group of 17 people
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem!, a group of 15 people
Super Mario 3D Land, a group of 15 people
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, a group of 15 people
Fluidity, a group of 15 people
New Super Luigi U, a group of 14 people
New Super Mario Bros. U, a group of 14 people
Super Mario Galaxy, a group of 13 people
Pokémon Stadium 2, a group of 13 people
Mario Party 8, a group of 13 people
Mario Party DS, a group of 13 people
Mario Kart Wii, a group of 13 people
Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis, a group of 13 people

Credits for this game were contributed by Kartanym (10785)