|Industry||Video game developer|
|Founded||March 10, 2005|
|Headquarters||Kobe, Hyogo, Japan|
Number of locations
|Shigeharu Umezaki, President
Etsunobu Ebisu, Managing Director
Isono Yoshikazu, Director
Number of employees
Good-Feel Co., Ltd. (株式会社グッド・フィール Kabushiki-Gaisha Guddo Fīru?) is a Japanese video game developer. Good-Feel began in Hyogo, Japan in 2005 and soon opened a production facility in Tokyo. Their main focus has been educational games for the Nintendo DS, which have solely been released in Japan. The games, the first of which was released in 2007, consist of primers for very small children (kindergarten and below) and English language training for kids and adults.
In 2008 the company transitioned into mainstream video games by becoming the developer for the Wii game Wario Land: Shake It! from the large publisher Nintendo. This marks Good-Feel's first entry into the home console market.
The company was founded by former Konami employee Etsunobu Ebisu on March 10, 2005. He told Nintendo about the new company and asked if they could work on a game. Long-time Nintendo employee Takahiro Harada asked Ebisu if he would like to make a new Wario Land title, since Harada learned before the meeting that Ebisu was involved in the development of a Nintendo DS platform game he enjoyed very much, and Harada always wanted to make a Wario Land sequel. Though Ebisu suggested a shooting game, he agreed to create a platform game after Harada convinced him. The development resulted in Wario Land: Shake It!, a 2D platform game released in 2008 with hand-drawn graphics made with the help of the animation studios Production I.G and Kusanagi. They later made the 2010 game, Kirby's Epic Yarn, a unique entry into the Kirby franchise.
|Training Words||Educational Network Inc.||Nintendo DS||October 11, 2007|
|Training Quiz||Benesse Corporation||Nintendo DS||May 29, 2008|
|Sense Training: Shape Space||Benesse Corporation||Nintendo DS||May 29, 2008|
|Wario Land: Shake It!||Nintendo||Wii||July 24, 2008|
|English Training||Educational Network Inc.||Nintendo DS||March 26, 2009|
|Training Words||Educational Network Inc.||Nintendo DS||March 26, 2009|
|Rittai Kakushi E Attakoreda
US title: Looksley's Line Up,
UK title: Tales in a Box: Hidden shapes in perspective!
German title: "Geschichtenbuch: Verborgene Formen in Perspektive!"
|Nintendo||Nintendo DSi||March 3, 2010|
|Kirby's Epic Yarn||Nintendo||Wii||October 14, 2010|
|Wii Play: Motion (2 mini-games)||Nintendo||Wii||June 13, 2011|
|Mii Force||Nintendo||Nintendo 3DS||June 17, 2013|
|Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (giant battles)||Nintendo||Nintendo 3DS||July 12, 2013|
|Yoshi's Woolly World||Nintendo||Wii U||2015|
- "Good Feel". IGN. Retrieved 21 November 2011.
- 株式会社 グッド・フィール (in Japanese). Retrieved 30 January 2012.
- "Nintendo 3DS Firmware Update Allows Back Up Save Data for Digital Games, New StreetPass Content | Side Mission". GameTrailers. 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2014-06-11.
- 1/23/13 9:27am 1/23/13 9:27am. "The People Behind Kirby's Epic Yarn Are Making A New Yoshi Game". Kotaku.com. Retrieved 2014-06-11.
- Official website (Japanese)
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