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Team Tachyon

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Team Tachyon
Basic Information
Foundation
2007
Founder
[[Tecmo]]
Industry
Video games
Owner
[[Tecmo]]

Team Tachyon (を編集中) is a Japanese video game developer that was founded in 2007 as a subsidiary of Tecmo. Similar to the successful Team Ninja, the group was formed to develop high-profile games for its parent company, some of which relate to its classic franchises. The company says that the they chose the name, "Team Tachyon", because a tachyon is a particle that exceeds the speed of light.[1] Key members include Tecmo producers Keisuke Kikuchi (Rygar, Fatal Frame) and Kohei Shibata.[2]

So far, Team Tachyon has aided in the development of the 2008 Wii game Rygar: The Battle of Argus[1], has released Undead Knights for the PlayStation Portable, and is currently developing Quantum Theory for the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360, scheduled for a 2010 release.[2]

Games[edit | edit source]

Game Title US Release Date Platform
Super Swing Golf Season 2 2007 Wii
Rygar: The Battle of Argus 2008 Wii, PlayStation 2
Sasami Kisscomi 2009 iPhone, iPod Touch
Undead Knights 2009 PlayStation Portable
Quantum Theory 2010 PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Mielke, James (2007-05-11). Live from Japan: Tecmo's Media Day. 1UP.com. Retrieved on 2009-08-07
  2. 2.0 2.1 Carless, Simon (2009-01-09). That Tecmo Flavor: Kikuchi And Shibata On Surprising The Audience. GameSetWatch.com. Retrieved on 2009-08-07