Arc System Works

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Arc System Works
Type Public
Founded May 12, 1988 (Arc Co., Ltd.)
1991 (Arc System Works)
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Key people Minoru Kidooka, founder
Industry Video games
Products Video games
Employees 133
Website http://www.arcsystemworks.com/

Arc System Works Co., Ltd. (株式会社アークシステムワークス) is a video game developer based in Yokohama, Japan.

History

Arc System Works was founded as Arc Co., Ltd. (株式会社アーク) on May 12, 1988 by Minoru Kidooka.

It was renamed Arc System Works Co., Ltd. in 1991.

Acquisitions and divisions

On June 11, 2015, Arc System Works obtained all intellectual property of Technōs from Million Co., Ltd.

On November 2, 2017, the company established a North American branch in Torrance, California named Arc System Works America, Inc.

Arc System Works games owned by WEC Museum

Title Year System Notes
Code Name: Viper 1990 SNES The NES version is on the Retro-Bit Super Retro Cade owned by the WEC Museum.
Pizza Pop! 1992 NES The NES version is on the Retro-Bit Generations owned by the WEC Museum.
Sonic Drift 2 1995 Game Gear Co-developed with Sega.
The Game Gear version is on the PlayPal owned by the WEC Museum.
River City Super Sports Challenge: ~All Stars Special~ 2015 Windows The Windows version is owned by the WEC Museum.
Double Dragon & Kunio-kun Retro Brawler Bundle 2015 PS4 Contains 3 NES Double Dragon games, eleven English-translated Famicom Kunio-kun games, and four of the original North American Kunio-kun localizations for NES.
The PS4 version is owned by the WEC Museum.