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Akihiro Sakatani is a debugger at Nintendo who tested several Wii games from 2007-2012, as well as Steel Diver on the Nintendo 3DS. Sakatani is credited under special thanks in New Play Control! Metroid Prime and New Play Control! Metroid Prime 2: Dark Echoes, although he had no involvement with the original Nintendo GameCube versions of the two games.