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Basic Information
Basic Information
Company Type
Subsidiary of AQ Interactive
August 27, 1999[1]
Parent company
[[AQ Interactive]]
Video game industry
Key People
Naoto Ōshima (Founder)[1]

Artoon (株式会社アートゥーン Kabushiki-Gaisha Āto~ūn) is a computer and video game third-party developer established in 1999. The team is primarily affiliated in the United States with recent and current Microsoft Xbox and Xbox 360 projects, although they have also worked with Hudson Soft and Nintendo on other platforms. Key Artoon personnel include Yoji Ishii, Manabu Kusunoki, Hidetoshi Takeshita, Yutaka Sugano, Masamichi Harada, Takuya Matsumoto and Naoto Ōshima. When the company formed, it drew personnel and talent from several of Sega's development teams, particularly those which worked on Sonic the Hedgehog (created by Ōshima), and Panzer Dragoon. Currently, the developer has approximately 85 employees. The company's focus is to create original game content for various consoles.[2]

Artoon is currently situated in Yokohama, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan. A secondary studio is maintained in Naha, Okinawa prefecture, Japan

Games developed by Artoon[edit | edit source]

Game Boy Advance[edit | edit source]

Nintendo DS[edit | edit source]

PlayStation[edit | edit source]

PlayStation 2[edit | edit source]

PlayStation 3[edit | edit source]

PlayStation Portable[edit | edit source]

Xbox[edit | edit source]

Xbox 360[edit | edit source]

Wii[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Official Artoon Profile Page. Retrieved on August 29, 2008 Japan
  2. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named English Profile

External links[edit | edit source]