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101 Top Tokyo Video Games Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Tokyo based Video Games companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Video Games industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Tokyo Video Games Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

double jump.tokyo

double jump.tokyo

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double jump.tokyo Is a blockchain game developer and NFT solution provider for large-scale enterprises in the gaming & entertainment sector.

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HEROZ provides mobile media, marketing, and SNS-related services.

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Thirdverse

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Thirdverse develops multiplayer virtual reality games.

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PlayBrain

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PlayBrain connects people using games. We work with esports, marketing, products and influencers.

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CRI Middleware Co., Ltd.

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CRI Middleware develops and offers game audio and video solutions for artists and engineers.

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Graffity

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Graffity to provide AR experiences globally and enrich life more conveniently.

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Enageed

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Enageed is an education platform designed for educational institutions and business.

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REJECT

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REJECT specializes in the management of professional e-sports teams.

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Sony Interactive Entertainment

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Sony Interactive Entertainment is responsible for the PlayStation brand and family of products and services.

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JCG

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JCG offers e-sports tournament planning and operation.

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Utagoe

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Utagoe is a web company specializing in video and communication technologies. It is headquartered in Tokyo with a branch office in San

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UNIVRS

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UNIVRS is a popular market and entertainment platform.

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ORIFLAMME

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ORriflamme is a Japanese company that develops video games.

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Mugenup

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Mugenup is a Japanese provider of digital entertainment production services for the game and media industries.

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The Pokemon Company

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Pokémon Company (株式会社ポケモン) is responsible for the licensing and marketing of the Pokémon franchise and other ancillary businesses.

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FromSoftware

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FromSoftware is a video game development company that develops games for PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, windows, and Wii platforms.

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Konami

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Konami develops, markets, and distributes video game software products for stationary and portable consoles, and personal computers.

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KLab

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KLab is a planning, developing, and operating online mobile games.

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Bandai Co., Ltd

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Bandai Company, Limited is a Japanese toy making and video game company

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Kairosoft Co. Ltd.

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Kairosoft is a Japanese video game developer that has created a number of simulation games for cell phones and PCs.

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TAITO

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Taito specializes in developing video games, software, and hardware.

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NextNinja

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NextNinja is a game development studio based in Tokyo, Japan.

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Square Enix Group

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Square Enix Group publishes, distributes, and licenses entertainment content around the world.

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Alim

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Alim specializes in the planning, development, and production of applications for iOS and Android.

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Mobcast group

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Mobcast is a sports entertainment company that operates a mobile entertainment platform for smartphones and feature phones.

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Geisha Tokyo Japan

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Geisha Tokyo is an entertainment company offering apps for mobile devices.

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Idea Factory

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Idea Factory is a Japanese video game developer and publisher.

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Angoo

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Angoo is a game production company that continues to make quality games.

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Game Studio

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Game Studio is an internet company specialized in games development services.

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Dera Game

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Dera Game plans, develops, and operates smartphone games.

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CryptoGames

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CryptoGames is a blockchain game developer.

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Camelot Software Planning

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A Japanese video game developer established in 1990

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HIKARI Lab

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HIKARI Lab is a 3DRPG game app development company.

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Wake Up Interactive

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Wake Up Interactive is a digital entertainment developer creates high-quality contents to bring smiles all around the world.

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Applibot

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Applibot is a mobile games developer company and has developed various games for the Android and iPhone users.

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Studio Z

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Studio Z is a Gaming platform.

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Happinet

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Happinet develops and sales video game software.

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Animate

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Animate is an anime shop chains.

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Oridio

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Oridio Inc. is a Japanese mobile game developing company that has created the hit mobile game, developed iPhone / Android applications.

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Liber Entertainment

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Liber Entertainment develops a wide range of activities from development to operation of social games.

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Team Ninja

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A Japanese game development studio.

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FLAME Hearts

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FLAME Hearts is a Game development and CG video production company.

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YOKOZUNA data

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Yokozuna Data has developed a state-of-the-art data science platform to predict individual behavior for video game players.

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G-mode

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G-mode engages in planning, development, and licensing of casual games for mobile phones.

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ArtPlay

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ArtPlay is a mobile game development company.

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Grasshopper Manufacture

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Grasshopper Manufacture plans, researches, and develops video game software.

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Lexaloffle Games LLP

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Lexaloffle is the home of computer games and fantasy consoles made by Joseph White, whose principle mission is to seek out and explore,

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RPG Maker Web

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RPG Maker Web provides to create RPG games.

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Phoenixx

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Phoenixx is a video game development company that provides video games and publishing services.

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Rekoo Japan

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Rekoo Japan engages in the planning, development, operation, and publishing of social games.

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EIGHTING

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EIGHTING offers planning, development and operation of game content for home game consoles and smart devices.

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Milky Cartoon

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Milky Cartoon split its video business as a new company and made a new start as a video business company.

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alphapolice

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Alpha Police is a web-based portal that offers novels, comics, games, and book information.

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Mugen Creations

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Mugen Creations engaged in Games animation Application and website development, business marketing and content creation services.

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QualiArts

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QualiArts is a Planning, development and management of smartphone games company.

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Bazaar Entertainment

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Bazaar Entertainment offers fun content from masterpieces to local games from around the world.

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Gotcha Gotcha Games

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Gotcha Gotcha Games offers video games development and software training services.

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SUCCESS

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SUCCESS is a game company

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CrossGames

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CrossGames continues to leverage its wealth of experience to create content that enriches people’s lives through networks.

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Cattle Call

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Cattle Call is a video game planning and production company.

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Nihon Falcom

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Nihon Falcom is a video game developing company.

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KITERETSU

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KITERETSU.inc is a company which develops game apps for iPhone

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AVATRA

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AVATRA enables the experience with development and VR head-mounted display of VR content “Edo town VR projects”.

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Oink Games

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Oink Games is a board games and video games development and publishing company.

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Artdink

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Artdink is a video game software development and distribution company.

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DoubleDown

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Double Down is a gaming Company.

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GameTomo

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GameTomo is an Internet based company.

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Netch

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Netch is a Development and operation of online crane game

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Creatures

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Creatures is a company that plans, develops, and produces digital games and card games.

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ARUZE GAMING TECHNOLOGIES

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ARUZE GAMING TECHNOLOGIES is an entertainment equipment and gaming equipment manufacturing company.

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flaggs

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Flaggs is a Development and operation of smartphone games company.

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AMUZIO

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AMUZIO specializes in games with online content, medical and HR businesses.

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AZITO

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AZITO is an IT company that provides various internet services including social games.

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Ambrella

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Ambrella is a japanese video game development company.

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Butterfly Corp

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Butterfly Corp provides development of game related content for mobile phones, PCs and smart devices.

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Enterbrain Kadokawa

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Enterbrain Kadokawa develops a wide range of businesses such as publishing, video, games, Web services, education, MD, and inbound related.

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Kayak Akiba Studio

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Kayak Akiba Studio is a game development company.

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BLUE PRINT

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BLUE PRINT primarily engages in the development of games for smartphones.

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Studio51

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Studio51 plans and produces original games or animations.

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Meson Tokyo

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Meson Tokyo provides Games, Entertainment, AR, software, game basic technology, application development, VR & AR.

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Netmarble Japan

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Netmarble Japan is a Planning, operation and distribution of mobile games

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Cloud9 Japan

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Cloud Nine is to deliver more excitement to the world

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Irem Software Engineering

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Irem Software Engineering engages in the development of home video game software.

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Kantan Games Inc.

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Based in Tokyo, Kantan Games Inc. is an independent consultancy focused on Japan’s game industry.

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tri-Ace

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tri-Ace is a Japanese video game development company.

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NEWTYPE K.K

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NEWTYPE K.K. is an independent studio which develop games for kids specially. They exclusively develop games for iPhon

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AMATA Japan

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AMATA is a game development company that deals with the production of various entertainment contents such as VR, video, comics, and media.

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Otsumu

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Otsumu is a business planning company that specializes in new business, consulting, and system development in the web-based game industry.

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Matrix Software

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Matrix Software is a game development company.

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MOSS

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MOSS specializes in the development of game content for smartphones.

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GCREST

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Gcrest is a Video Game.

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ACQUIRE Japan

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System development business, home video game software development and sales business.

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IcARus

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IcARus focuses on the development of an aerial battle game that mixes VR and AR.

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RoCaTs GAMES

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RoCaTs GAMES is a mobile and video game startup.

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Millennium Kitchen

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Millennium Kitchen is a video game production company.

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Orange Cube

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Orange Cube is a Game planning, development and management company.

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Intense

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Intense provides the latest information on home video game software such as the closed room/escape series.

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STUDIO ZAN

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STUDIO ZAN plans and develops consumer games and smartphone games.

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Pongis Games

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Pongis Games is a small game development studio based in Tokyo, Japan and Los Angeles, California.

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Spookies

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Spookies is a Social game development company.

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Barnhouse Effect

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Barnhouse Effect is a computer game developer company.

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