Left Field Productions
|Left Field Productions|
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Left Field Productions is an American independent video game development studio. Based in Ventura, California, Left Field is most well known for its sports titles, such as the NBA Courtside series and Excitebike 64.
Left Field Productions was founded 1n 1994 by John Brandwood, Jeff Godfrey, and Mike Lamb.
In April of 1998, Nintendo announced that it had purchased a minority stake in the company, meaning that Left Field would be developing games exclusively for Nintendo hardware.
In September 2002, Left Field announced that it had bought out Nintendo's share in the company, making them an independent third party developer once again. Mike Lamb stated that both parties agreed to the sale as Left Field had not produced any games directly for Nintendo since the start of the year.
Games published by Nintendo
|Kobe Bryant in NBA Courtside||1998||Nintendo 64|
|Disney's Beauty and the Beast: A Board Game Adventure||1999||Game Boy Color|
|NBA 3 on 3 Featuring Kobe Bryant||1998||Game Boy Color|
|NBA Courtside 2: Featuring Kobe Bryant||1999||Nintendo 64|
|Disney's The Little Mermaid II: Pinball Frenzy||2000||Game Boy Color|
|Excitebike 64||2000||Nintendo 64|
|NBA Courtside 2002||2002||Nintendo GameCube|