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Kirk Buchanan is the senior product testing manager at Nintendo of America. He joined in the 1980s and worked as a consumer service supervisor and has worked for them since then in quality assurance. However, he has also been credited in a handful of games developed and published by Ubisoft, such as Rayman Arena. Buchanan was among a handful of product testers for Metroid Fusion, and is credited as such in that game.
Buchanan is a graduate of Central Washington University.