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Tom Ivey is a video game designer formerly of Retro Studios. He joined Retro after working with Bryan Walker at Origin Systems, and designed Metroid Prime 2: Echoes and Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. For Echoes, Ivey provided design support, and for Corruption he was a senior designer. He subsequently designed Donkey Kong Country Returns, Mario Kart 7 and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze before leaving Retro in 2013. Ivey now works at Armature Studio, which was founded by several ex-Retro developers.