The Top Japanese Game Developers Companies

The Top Japanese Game Developers

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A list of the best Japanese game developers. These are video game developers currently headquartered in Japan. Video game development is a specialized type of software development focusing on games. These games can be for any type of computer whether it be game consoles such as Xbox, PlayStation, or Nintendo, mobile platforms such as the iPhone or iPad, or traditional computers such as PC and Macintosh. Developers often further specialize into a specific type of genre, whether it be RPG's, FPS's, or RTS's.

What are the best Japanese developers of video games? Unlike regular software development, game development can also trek into the territory of Hollywood, requiring work from writers, artists, and actors to complete their projects. Vote on the best Japanese developer of video games or Japanese video game companies. If there are Japanese game developers who haven't made the list, please add them.
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    Located in: KyotoFounded in: 1951

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1987

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 2003

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 2005

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    Located in: OsakaFounded in: 1979

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    Located in: Ota, TokyoFounded in: 1951

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1986

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    From Software is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Japanese Game Developers

    From Software Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1986

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    Founded in: 1989

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1969

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    Tecmo Koei is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Japanese Game Developers

    Tecmo Koei Located in: YokohamaFounded in: 2009

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1986

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    Located in: F*kuokaFounded in: 1998

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    Located in: ChiyodaFounded in: 1980

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1999

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    Located in: Ashikaga, TochigiFounded in: 1978

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1998

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    Located in: SapporoFounded in: 1973

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    Natsume is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Japanese Game Developers

    Natsume Located in: Shinjuku, TokyoFounded in: 1987

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    Located in: OsakaFounded in: 1978

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1988

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    Located in: YokohamaFounded in: 1988

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 2004

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    Marvelous Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Japanese Game Developers

    Marvelous Entertainment Located in: Shibuya, TokyoFounded in: 1997

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1953

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    Located in: Suginami, TokyoFounded in: 1998

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1977

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    Nihon Falcom is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Japanese Game Developers

    Nihon Falcom Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1981

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    tri-Ace is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Japanese Game Developers

    tri-Ace Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1995

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    Active Gaming Media is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Japanese Game Developers

    Active Gaming Media Located in: OsakaFounded in: 1995

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 2000

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    Located in: OsakaFounded in: 2000

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    Sora Ltd. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Japanese Game Developers

    Sora Ltd. Located in: TokyoFounded in: 2005

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    Yuke's is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Japanese Game Developers

    Yuke's Located in: OsakaFounded in: 1993

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    Located in: Shinagawa, TokyoFounded in: 2006

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 2005

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    Climax Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Japanese Game Developers

    Climax Entertainment Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1990

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    Artoon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Japanese Game Developers

    Artoon Located in: YokohamaFounded in: 1999

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 2003

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    Mitchell Corporation is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Japanese Game Developers

    Mitchell Corporation Founded in: 1960

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    feelplus is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Japanese Game Developers

    feelplus Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1992

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1995

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    Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1989

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    0verflow is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Japanese Game Developers

    0verflow Located in: TokyoFounded in: 1997

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    Nihon Bussan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Japanese Game Developers

    Nihon Bussan Founded in: 1970

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    Located in: KyotoFounded in: 1979

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    Pax Softnica is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Japanese Game Developers

    Pax Softnica Located in: KanagawaFounded in: 1983

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