Monolith Software, Inc.

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Since 28th April 2007, when Nintendo Co., Ltd. acquired 80% of the shares, Monolith Software, Inc. is a Nintendo development studio. Namco Bandai holds 16%.

Monolith Software, Inc. was founded in Japan in 1999 by producer Hirohide Sugiura after he left Square Co., Ltd. and accepted an investment from Namco. Monolith develops video games for various consoles like the PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Wii, Nintendo DS, and cellphones.

The company's most popular franchise is Xenosaga.

Not to be confused with the US Monolith

Credited on 36 Games from 2002 to 2023

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Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster (2023 on Nintendo Switch)
Splatoon 3 (2022 on Nintendo Switch)
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 (2022 on Nintendo Switch)
Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition (2020 on Nintendo Switch)
Animal Crossing: New Horizons (2020 on Nintendo Switch)
Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country (2018 on Nintendo Switch)
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (2017 on Nintendo Switch)
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Special Edition) (2017 on Nintendo Switch)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (2017 on Wii U, Nintendo Switch)
Project X Zone 2 (2016 on Nintendo 3DS)
Xenoblade Chronicles X (2015 on Wii U)
7th Dragon III: Code:VFD (2015 on Nintendo 3DS)
Super Mario Maker (2015 on Wii U)
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer (2015 on Nintendo 3DS)
Splatoon (2015 on Wii U)
XenobladeX (2015 on Wii U)
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (2013 on Nintendo 3DS)
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (2012 on Nintendo 3DS)
Project X Zone (2012 on Nintendo 3DS)
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (2011 on Wii, Wii U, Nintendo Switch)

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April 28, 2007

Nintendo Co., Ltd. acquires 80% of the company and it is thus taken over. 16% of the shares remain at the initial investor Namco Bandai.

1999

Company founded by producer Hirohide Sugiura after he left Square Co., Ltd. and accepted an investment from Namco.

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