KOEI TECMO Group
Release dates mentioned on this page are based on the Japanese version.
The name of the company KOEI LIMITED (England), a subsidiary of Koei, was changed to TECMO KOEI EUROPE LIMITED, and it began handling Tecmo products.
The name of the company TAIWAN KOEI Co., Ltd. was changed to TAIWAN KOEI TECMO Co., Ltd.
KOEI AMERICA Corporation and TECMO Inc. merged, and the company name was changed to TECMO KOEI AMERICA Corporation.
"Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage" was released.
The group was restructured, with KOEI TECMO GAMES CO., LTD., KOEI TECMO WAVE CO.,LTD., and KOEI TECMO NET CO., LTD. at its core.
The social games "Nobunyaga no Yabou," "Hyakuman-nin no Sengoku Musou," and "Hyakuman-nin no Winning Post" began service.
The social game "Hyakuman-nin no Sangokushi" exceeded 1 million registered users.
The number of users registered to social games exceeded 5 million users.
The collaboration title "One Piece: Pirate Warriors" was released (*1). This was a collaboration with Bandai Namco Entertainment. KT was in charge of development.
"Nobunyaga no Yabou" began service in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao.
"Hyakuman-nin no Winning Post" received an Award of Excellence at "GREE Platform Award - The first half of 2012 -."
"Nobunaga's Ambition" celebrated its 30th anniversary, "Winning Post" its 20th, and "Nobunaga's Ambition Online," "La Corda d'Oro," and "Rio" their 10th.
"Nobunyaga no Yabou" began service in China.
The collaboration title "Hyrule Warriors" was released (*2). This was a collaboration with Nintendo.
In Taiwan, the Traditional Chinese versions of "Dynasty Warriors 8" and "Nobunyaga no Yabou" received gold awards respectively in the overseas video game software category and the overseas web game category(Taipei Game Show / Game Star Award 2013).
"NOBUNAGA'S AMBITION: Sphere of Influence" and "Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition" were released as launch titles for the PlayStation®4 system.
"NOBUNAGA'S AMBITION: Sphere of Influence" received The AMD Award at the Digital Contents of the Year '13 (the 19th AMD Award).
Changed trade name to Koei Tecmo Holdings Co., Ltd.
To improve the global recognition and value of the Koei Tecmo Brand, the English notation of the name of the company as well as the Group companies was changed and unified from "TECMO KOEI" to "KOEI TECMO."
"Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below," a collaboration title developed by Koei Tecmo, was released (*3) This was a collaboration with Square Enix.
"Hyakuman-nin no Sangokushi" received an Award of Excellence at "GREE Platform Award 2014."
"Romance of the Three Kingdoms" celebrated its 30th anniversary.
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the series, "Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII" was released.
"Hyakuman-nin no Sangokushi" received an Award of Excellence at "GREE Platform Award 2015" for the 2nd consecutive year.
The company's organizational structure shifted to a brand system.The 5 brand-specific organizations "KOU SHIBUSAWA," "ω-Force," "Team NINJA," "Gust," and "Ruby Party" were established.
The segments "game software," "online/mobile," and "media rights" were combined into the "Entertainment" segment.
"Tecmo" celebrated its 50th anniversary, and "ω-Force" and "Atelier" celebrated their 20th anniversaries.
Our company was in charge of development of "DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY OPERA OMNIA" (social game), and "Fire Emblem Warriors". (*4)
"Nioh" sold 1 million copies worldwide.
The IP licensed title "Shin Sangokushi", which was a big hit in Asia, was released in Japan
The "Nobunaga's Ambition" series exceeded 10 million total units shipped.
Our company was in charge of development of "Fire Emblem: Three Houses." (*6) This was a collaboration with Nintendo Co., Ltd. and Intelligent Systems.
The IP licensed title "Three Kingdoms Tactics" was a big hit in mainland China. (*7) This was a collaboration with ALIBABA CULTURE MEDIA CO., LTD. (operation and development), and Shanghai TCI Network Technology Co., Ltd. (joint operation).
The construction of the KT Building in the 21st district of Minatomirai was completed.
"Nioh" sold 3 million copies worldwide, and "Nioh 2" was released.
"Nioh 2" received an Excellence Award at the Japan Game Awards.
"Romance of the Three Kingdoms Hadou" exceeded monthly sales of 1 billion yen.
The "Nioh" series sold 6 million total copies.
Kou Shibusawa celebrated his 40th anniversary as producer, and the "KOU SHIBUSAWA" brand celebrated its 40th anniversary.