Project Sora

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Project Sora
Subsidiary of Nintendo[1]
Industry Video game industry
Founded January 22, 2009
Defunct June 30, 2012
Headquarters Iidabashi, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Masahiro Sakurai
Products Video games
Parent Nintendo (72%)
Sora Ltd. (28%)[1]

Project Sora (プロジェクトソラ株式会社 Purojekuto Sora Kabushiki Gaisha?) was a Japanese ad hoc video game developer founded by Nintendo Co., Ltd. president Satoru Iwata and former HAL Laboratory employee Masahiro Sakurai in 2009 after the successful launch of Super Smash Bros. Brawl for the Wii console. On its formation, Nintendo is listed as a 72% stakeholder while Sakurai's own Sora Ltd. and other 3rd parties are 28%.[1] Project Sora released Kid Icarus: Uprising for the Nintendo 3DS in March 2012.[2] According to its website, they officially closed the studio on June 30, 2012.[3]