The Creatures company logo.
|Founded||APE: March 1989|
Creatures: November 8, 1995
|Headquarters||Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan|
|Key people||Tsunekazu Ishihara (Chairman)|
Hirokazu Tanaka (President)
Creatures, Inc. (株式会社クリーチャーズ) is a Japanese video game development company affiliated with The Pokémon Company, a joint venture by Nintendo, GAME FREAK, and Creatures. It is a Nintendo subsidiary founded on November 8, 1995 by Tsunekazu Ishihara with assistance of Satoru Iwata as a successor to the dismantled APE, Inc., which itself was founded in March of 1989.
Influence in the McLeodGaming media
In Super Smash Flash 2, many elements are included from the first two games of the EarthBound series, which were both developed by APE. Ness, the main protagonist of EarthBound, appears in the game as a playable character along with three stages originating from the game: Saturn Valley, Devil's Machine, and Fourside. Additionally, Mr. Saturn is an item hailing from the same game, and Starman appears as an Assist Trophy hailing from EarthBound Beginnings.