First Look at Nintendo's New Development Studio

Nintendo's Japanese headquarters built a new development studio in Kyoto. Here's a look at the completed structure.

These images come courtesy of Japanese site Inside Games, which reports the seven-story development studio is roughly the same scale as Nintendo's nearby headquarters, which it closely resembles in design.

First Look at Nintendo's New Development Studio

This is Nintendo's Kyoto headquarters.

First Look at Nintendo's New Development Studio

And here is its new development building. Notice the oval around the Nintendo logo?

First Look at Nintendo's New Development Studio

The building's official name is "Nintendo Co., Ltd. Development Center." Love the inclusion of the old style Nintendo font.

First Look at Nintendo's New Development Studio

First Look at Nintendo's New Development Studio

First Look at Nintendo's New Development Studio

First Look at Nintendo's New Development Studio

First Look at Nintendo's New Development Studio

The rationale for building the structure was to centralize and strengthen Nintendo's game development. Let's hope many wonderful Nintendo games are developed here for years to come!

任天堂の本社開発棟が完成 開発チームを集約へ [Inside Games]

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