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Colin Reed is a video game programmer. He began his career in 1992 at Argonaut Software, working on Stunt Race FX. After leaving and working at Gray Matter, he joined Nintendo EAD and worked on 1080° Snowboarding and Pikmin, for the latter of which he was the main programmer. In 2002, he began working at Nintendo Software Technology, and served as the lead technical programmer for Metroid Prime Hunters. Reed left Nintendo in 2008 and joined Turn 10 Studios at Microsoft, which is responsible for development of the Forza Motorsport series.