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legal form Kabushiki-gaisha (joint stock company)
founding August 24, 1953
Seat Tokyo
management Yōichi Wada
Number of employees 848
sales 69.7 billion yen (approx. € 550 million)
Branch Consumer electronics
Website www.taito.com

Taito Ebina Development Center

The Taitō KK ( Japanese タ イ ト ー 株式会社 , Taitō kabushiki-gaisha ) is a Japanese video game developer based in Tokyo . Taito was founded in 1953 by Michael Kogan . One of their first arcade games was Elepong in 1973 .

In September 2005 Taito was bought by Square Enix and merged with Square Enix 'subsidiary SQEX Corporation. Since then, games for arcade devices and mobile phones have mainly appeared under the Taito brand.

Musically, many games were provided by the house band Zuntata .

Well-known games

Web links

Commons : Taito Corporation  - collection of images, videos, and audio files
  • Website In: taito.co.jp (Japanese)

Individual evidence

  1. a b c d e Corporate Profile 2008. ( Memento of the original from January 6, 2009 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. Accessed December 31, 2008 (PDF; 3.9 MB). @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.taito.com
  2. http://www.gamespot.com/news/square-enix-subsumes-taito-6134186
  3. http://zuntata.jp/