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Alexander Van Berg is a software engineer, formerly of Nintendo Software Technology. Van Berg worked there for three years between September 2004 and August 2007. During that time he helped to develop the world editor tool for Metroid Prime Hunters. In 2012, he posted a screenshot of the editor to his Facebook page, captioned: "My 3D world editor. The code could have been a lot better!" After departing Nintendo, Van Berg transitioned out of video game development and worked at Microsoft for several years, on Xbox Live and Excel. He is presently an independent remote/telecommute software engineer and IT consultant in the Rio Grande Valley.