Long-time Creator/{{Nintendo}} affiliate company that originally started as PC developer for UsefulNotes/VIC20 and UsefulNotes/{{MSX}}, but from UsefulNotes/{{Famicom}} and onwards went completely Nintendo-exclusive. Starting as a coding and porting factory at first (with [[Creator/SatoruIwata one certain programmer]] taking over HAL and eventually Nintendo itself), as time went on HAL began it create its own [=IPs=], which all ultimately ended up under the Nintendo banner.

!!HAL Laboratory did:
* ''VideoGame/AdventuresOfLolo''
* ''VideoGame/BoxBoy''
** ''[=BoxBoxBoy!=]''
** ''Bye-Bye [=BoxBoy!=]''
* ''VideoGame/DayDreaminDavey''
* ''[=EarthBound=]''/''VideoGame/{{MOTHER}}'' series
** ''VideoGame/EarthBoundBeginnings'' (aka ''MOTHER'')
** ''VideoGame/{{EarthBound}}'' (aka ''MOTHER 2'')
** ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER 3}}''
* ''Franchise/{{Kirby}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Picross}} 3D''
** ''Picross 3D: Round 2''
* ''VideoGame/RevengeOfTheGator''
* ''VideoGame/{{RollerBall}}''
* ''VideoGame/SimCity'' ports on SNES and N64
* ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros''
* ''Vegas Dream''
** ''Vegas Stakes''