Video codec specialist Mobiclip has revealed it was acquired by Nintendo in October of last year.
"Mobiclip is now a subsidiary of Nintendo," stated the French company.
"Mobiclip is a Research and Development centre specialized in the field of highly optimized software technologies. We are committed to provide the gaming industry with the latest innovations in middleware."
In the past Mobiclip has worked with Nintendo on the Gameboy Advance and Nintendo 3DS. It is currently advertising for a console software engineer with knowledge of Japanese culture.