Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development

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Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development
Type Division of Nintendo
Founded September 16, 2015
Headquarters Kyoto, Japan
Key people Shinya Takahashi, manager
Industry Video games
Products Video games
Number of people undisclosed

Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development (任天堂企画制作本部, EPD) is the largest development division within Nintendo.


Nintendo's then-president Tatsumi Kimishima, restructured Nintendo's development divisions in 2015.

Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development was formed on September 16, 2015, following the merger of Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development and Nintendo Software Planning & Development.

Video games developed by Nintendo EPD

Title Release Platform Notes
Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival 2015 Wii U Co-developed with NDcube
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer 2015 Nintendo 3DS
The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes 2015 Nintendo 3DS Co-developed with Grezzo
Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome Amiibo 2016 Nintendo 3DS Update supporting Amiibo
Miitopia 2016 Nintendo 3DS
Star Fox Guard 2016 Wii U Co-developed with PlatinumGames
Star Fox Zero 2016 Wii U Co-developed with PlatinumGames
Super Mario Maker 2016 Nintendo 3DS
Super Mario Run 2016 Android, iOS
Miitomo 2016 Android, iOS
Tank Troopers 2016 Nintendo 3DS Co-developed with Vitei
1-2 Switch 2017 Switch
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp 2017 Android, iOS Co-developed with NDcube
Arms 2017 Switch
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2017 Switch, Wii U
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - The Champion's Ballad 2017 Switch, Wii U Downloadable content
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - The Master Trials 2017 Switch, Wii U Downloadable content
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 2017 Switch Enhanced port of Mario Kart 8
Metroid: Samus Returns 2017 Nintendo 3DS Remake of Metroid II: Return of Samus. Co-developed with MercurySteam
Splatoon 2 2017 Switch
Super Mario Odyssey 2017 Switch
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker 2018 Switch Enhanced port of the Wii U game. Co-developed with Nintendo Software Technology
Nintendo Labo 2018 Switch Robot Kit, Variety Kit, Vehicle Kit
Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion 2018 Switch Downloadable content
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker - Special Episode 2019 Switch Downloadable content only on Switch. Co-developed with Nintendo Software Technology
Dr Kawashima's Brain Training for Nintendo Switch 2019 Switch Co-developed with indieszero
Dr. Mario World 2019 Android, iOS Co-developed with Line and NHN Entertainment
Mario Kart Tour 2019 Android, iOS
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe 2019 Switch Enhanced ports of New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U.
Nintendo Labo 2019 Switch VR Kit
Ring Fit Adventure 2019 Switch Technology by NERD
Super Mario Maker 2 2019 Switch
Animal Crossing: New Horizons 2020 Switch
Jump Rope Challenge 2020 Switch
Super Mario 3D All-Stars 2020 Switch Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy enhanced through emulation by NERD. Co-developed with 1-Up Studio.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise 2021 Switch Downloadable content
Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain 2021 Switch Co-developed with indieszero
Game Builder Garage 2021 Switch
Metroid Dread 2021 Switch Co-developed with MercurySteam
Miitopia 2021 Switch Enhanced port of the Nintendo 3DS game.
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury 2021 Switch Remake of Super Mario 3D World with a new open world chapter titled Bowser's Fury.
Nintendo Switch Sports 2022 Switch
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: Booster Course Pass 2022 Switch Downloadable content
Splatoon 3 2022 Switch
Everybody 1-2 Switch 2023 Switch Co-developed with NDCube
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom 2023 Switch
Pikmin 4 2023 Switch Co-developed with Eighting
Splatoon 3: Inkopolis 2023 Switch Downloadable content
Super Mario Bros. Wonder 2023 Switch
Splatoon 3: Side Order 2024 Switch Downloadable content