Technōs

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Technōs
Type Brand of Arc System Works
Founded December 1981 (Technōs Japan)
1987 (American Technōs)
(bankrupt in 1996)
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Key people Kunio Taki, founder
Takashi Hanya, founder
Takeo Hagiwara, founder
Industry Video games
Products Video games
Employees Not disclosed
Website http://www.arcsystemworks.jp/technos/

Technōs is a brand name owned by Arc System Works.

Technōs Japan

Technōs Japan Corporation was founded in Japan in December 1981 by three former employees of Data East, Kunio Taki, Takashi Hanya, and Takeo Hagiwara.

American Technōs

American Technōs Inc. was formed in 1987 in Cupertino, California, U.S.

Bankruptcy and closure

Technōs Japan declared bankruptcy and closed in 1996. American Technōs followed soon afterward.

In 2001, a holding company, Million Co., Ltd., was established to purchase the intellectual properties of Technōs.

On June 11, 2015, Arc System Works announced that they had acquired Technōs and all its intellectual properties from Million.

Technōs games owned by WEC Museum

Title Year System Notes
The Combatribes 1990 Arcade The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade owned by the WEC Museum.
Double Dragon 1987 Arcade, Windows The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade and Nintendo Switch owned by the WEC Museum.
The WEC Museum owns the Windows port of the arcade version.
Double Dragon 1988 NES The NES version is in the Retro Brawler Bundle for PS4 owned by the WEC Museum.
Double Dragon 1996 PS1 The WEC Museum owns the PS1 version for PS3 and PSP.
Double Dragon II: The Revenge 1989 Windows The WEC Museum owns the Windows port of the arcade version.
Double Dragon II: The Revenge 1989 NES The NES version is on the NES Classic Edition owned by the WEC Museum.
The Famicom version is on the Famicom Mini owned by the WEC Museum.
The NES version is in the Retro Brawler Bundle for PS4 owned by the WEC Museum.
Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone 1990 Arcade, Windows The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade owned by the WEC Museum.
The WEC Museum owns the Windows port of the arcade version.
Double Dragon III: The Sacred Stones 1991 NES The NES version is in the Retro Brawler Bundle for PS4 owned by the WEC Museum.
Downtown Nekketsu March: Super Awesome Field Day! 1990 Famicom The untranslated Famicom version is on the Famicom Mini owned by the WEC Museum.
The translated Famicom version is in the Retro Brawler Bundle for PS4 owned by the WEC Museum.
Downtown Nekketsu Story / River City Ransom 1989 Famicom, NES The untranslated Famicom version is on the Famicom Mini owned by the WEC Museum.
The NES and translated Famicom versions are in the Retro Brawler Bundle for PS4 owned by the WEC Museum.
Downtown Special: Kunio-kun's Historical Period Drama! 1991 Famicom The translated Famicom version is in the Retro Brawler Bundle for PS4 owned by the WEC Museum.
Exciting Hour 1985 Arcade The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade owned by the WEC Museum.
Go-Go! Nekketsu Hockey Club Slip-and-Slide Madness 1992 Famicom The translated Famicom version is in the Retro Brawler Bundle for PS4 owned by the WEC Museum.
Kunio-kun's Nekketsu Soccer League 1993 Famicom The translated Famicom version is in the Retro Brawler Bundle for PS4 owned by the WEC Museum.
Nekketsu Fighting Legend 1992 Famicom The translated Famicom version is in the Retro Brawler Bundle for PS4 owned by the WEC Museum.
Nekketsu High School Dodgeball Club / Super Dodge Ball 1987 Arcade, Famicom, NES The North American arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade owned by the WEC Museum.
The NES and translated Famicom versions are in the Retro Brawler Bundle for PS4 owned by the WEC Museum.
Nekketsu High School Dodgeball Club: Soccer Story 1990 Famicom The translated Famicom version is in the Retro Brawler Bundle for PS4 owned by the WEC Museum.
Nekketsu Renegade Kunio-kun / Renegade 1986 Arcade, Famicom, NES The North American arcade version of is on the Super Retro Cade owned by the WEC Museum.
The North American and untranslated Japanese arcade versions are included in Arcade Archives for Nintendo Switch owned by the WEC Museum.
The NES and translated Famicom versions are in the Retro Brawler Bundle for PS4 owned by the WEC Museum.
Nekketsu! Street Basketball All-Out Dunk Heroes 1993 Famicom The translated Famicom version is in the Retro Brawler Bundle for PS4 owned by the WEC Museum.
Surprise! Nekketsu New Records! The Distant Gold Medal / Crash 'n' the Boys: Street Challenge 1992 Famicom, NES The NES and translated Famicom versions are in the Retro Brawler Bundle for PS4 owned by the WEC Museum.