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Gregg Mayles is a British video game designer employed by Rareware, and the brother of Steve Mayles. He is credited as a designer for several of the company's games, such as the arcade Battletoads, Viva Piñata and the Banjo-Kazooie series.
Mayles was the designer of Donkey Kong Country, deciding on elements like having a sparse HUD, designing the levels to allow a skilled a player to navigate smoothly without interruption and the presence of a "buddy" character to allow the player to take more than one hit. He cites Super Mario Bros. 3 as a chief inspiration for Donkey Kong Country. He also stated that he considers Donkey Kong Country 2 to be superior to its predecessor.