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Chris Needham was a game tester at the NOA Product Testing Department from 1992-2006. His first game was Super Play Action Football, and his last game to date was Odama in 2006. He tested many Rare games for their original releases on Nintendo consoles. It is unknown whether he still works for Nintendo as he has not been credited in a game since. Needham was a testing technician for Metroid Prime, and a tester for Metroid: Zero Mission and Metroid Prime 2: Echoes.