The game segment includes planning, development, sales, and licensing of game software and internet games.
ELDEN RING, an action RPG developed by FromSoftware, set a world record with cumulative worldwide shipments exceeding 13.4 million units between its launch on February 25, 2022 and the end of March of the same year, leading the Group's game segment.
In addition to the development of console games based on books and animated titles, we are also actively involved in the development of mobile games.
We were involved in turning popular content into games through production oversight for OVERLORD: ESCAPE FROM NAZARICK, a 2D exploratory action game produced by KADOKAWA and based on an extremely popular dark fantasy novel, and Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness, a 3D action RPG produced by Spike Chunsoft and based on a popular comic. We are actively developing our intellectual property, connected with anime, merchandising, and more.
Gotcha Gotcha Games is also involved in the development of the Tkool series of construction software for games that boasts more than 30 years of history since its first sales, and they are expanding the series globally to Europe, the United States, and Asia.
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The company was founded with the mission of delivering exciting experiences that enable anybody to become a game creator. It provides game developing experiences using the “RPG Maker／Tkool” series game development software, and a place where emotionally driven work can be gathered and both people and their work can shine. By supporting individual creators and small teams as they take flight into the world, the company creates attractive works together with creators.
FromSoftware was established in 1986 as a business application development company and started game software development in 1994. The company has been developing games for over 20 years, aiming to make valuable games.
Spike Chunsoft has received awards for many of its games. The company was formed in April 2012 with the merger of Spike, which produced the popular "Danganronpa" series which was made into an anime, and Chunsoft, which produced many hit games and developed new game genres with Banshee's Last Cry and Shiren the Wanderer. They develop and sell original titles, localize games from overseas, and develop games on contract. It is a company that is particular about creating content that is unique and fun.