Long-time Creator/{{Nintendo}} affiliate company that originally started as PC developer for UsefulNotes/VIC20 and UsefulNotes/{{MSX}}, but from UsefulNotes/{{Famicom}} and onwards gone completely Nintendo-exclusive. Starting as coding and porting factory at first (with [[Creator/SatoruIwata one programmer]] taking over HAL and eventually Nintendo itself), as time went HAL started creating it's own [=IPs=].

!!HAL Laboratory did:
* Videogame/AdventuresOfLolo
* Videogame/{{MOTHER}} series, including
** VideoGame/{{Earthbound}}
* Videogame/{{Kirby}}
* VideoGame/SimCity ports on SNES and N64
* VideoGame/SuperSmashBros
* VideoGame/BoxBoy! on 3DS