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Shane D. Lewis is a QA design analyst and designer at Retro Studios. During the Prime Series, Lewis worked for Nintendo of America as a product tester, and is credited in all three Prime games under testing. Metroid Prime 3: Corruption uses his full name, Shane D. Lewis, in the credits. Lewis had worked for NOA since 1990, as a game play counselor and consumer service rep until 1997, before becoming a product tester. After the release of Corruption in August 2007, Lewis became a project coordinator at NOA before assuming that position at Retro in December 2008. He is presently employed at Retro Studios.