Jaleco

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Jaleco
TypeBrand name of City Connection
FoundedOctober 3, 1974 (Japan Leisure Co.)
~1980 (Jaleco)
2000 (PCCW Japan)
2002 (Jaleco Limited)
July 3, 2006 (Jaleco Holding)
April 2009 (Encom Holdings)
(Closed on May 21, 2014)
HeadquartersKyoto, Japan
Key peoplenot disclosed
Industryvideo games
ProductsVideo games
Employeesnot disclosed
WebsiteN/A

Jaleco is a brand name owned by City Connection.

Japan Leisure Company

Japan Leisure Company was founded in 1974.

Jaleco

Around 1980, the company was renamed Jaleco.

PCCW Japan

Jaleco was acquired by Hong Kong-based PCCW in 2000 and rebranded PCCW Japan.

Jaleco Limited

PCCW Japan was renamed Jaleco Limited in 2002.

Jaleco Holding

In August 2005, Jaleco Limited was sold to Sandringham Fund SPC and was made a subsidiary of Hyperlink Investments Group, itself a subsidiary of Sandringham Fund SPC.

In 2006, Jaleco Limited was renamed Jaleco Holding, while the company's video game operations were spun off into a company named Jaleco, which became a subsidiary of Jaleco Holding.

Encom Holdings

In October 2007, Hyperlink Investments sold Jaleco Holding to Game Yarou.

In April 2009, Jaleco Holding left the video game industry and was renamed Encom Holdings.

Encom Holdings ceased operations after Game Yarou went bankrupt on May 21, 2014.

Acquisition by City Connection

In 2014, after the bankruptcy of Game Yarou, City Connection, a company named after one of Jaleco's games, purchased the intellectual property of Jaleco.

Video games by Jaleco by the WEC Museum

Title System Release Added to Museum Notes
Banishing Racer GB 1991 Generations: October 13, 2019 The Game Boy version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
Bases Loaded GB
NES
1987 Generations: October 13, 2019
Pocket Player: October 2, 2021
The Game Boy and NES versions are on Generations.
The NES version is on Bases Loaded Pocket Player.
Battle Unit Zeoth GB 1990 Generations: October 13, 2019 The Game Boy version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
Brawl Brothers SNES 1992 Generations: October 13, 2019 The SNES version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
Burn!! Jūdō Warriors NES 1990 Generations: October 13, 2019 The NES version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
City Connection NES
Arcade
1985 Switch: August 16, 2018
Generations: October 13, 2019
Flashback: May 2, 2020
The arcade version is on Arcade Archives on Switch.
The NES version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
The arcade version is on Legends Flashback.
Exerion NES
Arcade
1983 Generations: October 13, 2019
Flashback: May 2, 2020
The NES version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
The arcade version is on the Legends Flashback.
Formation Z NES
Arcade
1984 Generations: October 13, 2019
Flashback: May 2, 2020
The NES version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
The arcade version is on the Legends Flashback.
Fortified Zone GB 1991 Generations: October 13, 2019 The Game Boy version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
The Fortress of Fury 2 GB 1992 Generations: October 13, 2019 The Game Boy version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
Hero Pinball Party GB 1990 Generations: October 13, 2019 The Game Boy version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
The Ignition Factor SNES 1994 Generations: October 13, 2019 The NES version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
JaJaMaru's Big Adventure NES 1986 Generations: October 13, 2019 The NES version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
Jaleco Rally: Big Run - The Supreme 4WD Challenge SNES 1989 Generations: October 13, 2019 The SNES version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
Monster Club NES 1987 Generations: October 13, 2019 The NES version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
Operation Logic Bomb: The Ultimate Search & Destroy SNES 1993 Generations: October 13, 2019 The SNES version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
The Peace Keepers SNES 1994 Generations: October 13, 2019 The SNES version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
Plasma Ball NES 1992 Generations: October 13, 2019 The NES version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
Rival Turf! SNES 1992 Generations: October 13, 2019 The SNES version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
Rod Land GB
NES
1990 Generations: October 13, 2019
Flashback: May 2, 2020
The Game Boy and NES versions are on Generations.
The NES version is on the Legends Flashback.
Sky Fox Arcade 1987 Flashback: May 2, 2020 The arcade version is on the Legends Flashback.
Soldam GB 1993 Generations: October 13, 2019 The Game Boy version is on Retro-Bit Generations.
Super Earth Defense Force SNES 1991 Generations: October 13, 2019
Flashback: May 2, 2020
The SNES version is on Generations and Legends Flashback.
Tetris Plus 2 Arcade 1997 Flashback: May 2, 2020 The arcade version is on the Legends Flashback.