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事業内容

Arc System Works is aware of the global market and is developing games
that are accessible to people around the world.

We have out own method for creating original worlds and characters. From game planning and development to sales and marketing, we have an organized and systematic way of doing things.
In an effort to exceed everyone's wildest dreams we always make a conscious effort to produce entertaining games.

Development Details

Game planning, development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution.
Partial contract work is possible. We turn proposals and ideas into finished products.


Original Title Development
  • Consumer Game
  • Arcade Game
  • Pachinko and Slot machine
  • Mobile Game
  • All kinds of planning and development responsibilities.

Original game software development, marketing, and distribution.

Planning, development, marketing, and distribution of consumer game software as well as arcade game software.

  • Due to our highly acclaimed titles in the "Guilty Gear XX" series, and out latest work seen in "Blaz Blue", we have established a reputation for creating high quality fighting games.
  • In our title "Guilty Gear 2 -Overture-", we undertook the challenge of trying generate a new genre by combining the action and RTS genres into a single title.
  • In our "Okiraku" WiiWare series, we intended to make to concept of the game simple yet fun in an effort to appeal to the casual gaming audience. game simple yet fun in an effort to appeal to the casual gaming audience.
 As one may be able to infer, we develop and distribute games in a wide range of genres, and targeted at many different gaming audiences.

Sales for 2009

Sales for 2009

We have development and publishing agreements with the 3 main game console companies.

Our development and publishing contracts with Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony Computer Entertainment have provided us with engineering knowledge, development tools and necessary documents and software, as well as testing equipment.


Recent hardware developement
  • Sony Computer Entertainment PLAYSTATION 3
  • Sony Computer Entertainment PSP
  • Microsoft XBOX360
  • Nintendo DSi
  • Nintendo DS
  • Nintendo Wii

Multiplatform

When developing a title intended to be distributed on multiple different platforms, we are able to prepare a system for concurrently developing for each different platform.During title development, by separating the fundamental portions our games from any platformdependent parts, we are able efficiently target multiple platforms.
Moreover, as we are able to provide support for Western and Asian languages during development, we can simultaneously release a single title on multiple platforms and in multiple markets.

Overseas business strategy

Be it working with American and European publishers and developers or targeting our own original games for the world market, we have an abundance of experience in working with titles intended for a global audience.
We have staff capable of communicating in English and Chinese via e-mail and telephone. Our accociate company has sales and marketing staff in England, and we are currently expanding our sales, translation and development positions within both Europe and Asia.

We have contract agreements with Chinese companies located in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Hangzhou, in whom we are able to entrust some of our 2D, 3DCG, and game development needs.
We are open to collaborative efforts, and can work together to provide large amounts of quality illustrations, 2D sprites, 3D models and/or animations at low cost.

Online technology

From the dawn of online gaming with the SEGA Dreamcast and Microsoft XBOX, this company has been engaged in research into 2- and 4-player competitive online gaming.
Specifically amongst the fighting game genere, we began with simple 2 player head to head competition, and later developed 4 player simultaneous play as well as 6 player competitions with 2 players battling and up to 4 online spectators. With fighting games users are particularly sensitive to the effects that poor transmission rates and communications lag time have on online play, however the smooth online play of our title BlazBlue has recieved praise both within Japan and overseas.
We have made games for the PS3, XBOX360,Wii and DS with online competition, spectating, leaderboards, downloadable content and other online connectivity.

Company achievements

We developed the "Guilty Gear X" series of fighting games which were ranked as No. 1 in popultarity worldwide.
We were ranked as the the No. 1 arcade game company by the readers of an arcade game specialty magazine in Japan, we have a very high customer satisfaction rate, and our games are have a reputation for enjoying high play rates in Arcades.
Moreover, our technique for producing 2D sprite images is the best in the business, as can be seen as in the accliaimed graphics of our latest title BlazBlue, which has seen favorable sales numbers since release.

Feedback or concerns hello@arcsy.co.jp please contact us.

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