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BEC Co., Ltd.

Historical Events

    Dec, 1990:

    • Company incorporated.

    Dec, 1991:

    • First Game Boy game released.

    1992:

    • Staff now amounts to 27 people.

    Sep, 1992:

    • First Super Famicom title released through Yutaka.

    1993:

    • Staff now at 39 people.

    Oct, 1993:

    • The company grows and moves to new locales in Musashino-shi (Tokyo). A cash infusion of 70 million yen increases the capital to 166 millions.

    1994:

    • Staff increases to 48 people.

    Apr, 1994:

    • An internal computer graphics division is established.

    Nov, 1994:

    • First PC Engine title released through Bandai.

    1995:

    • Staff now at 59 people.

    Jun, 1995:

    • First PSX game, based on the Gundam franchise, is released through Bandai.

    Aug, 1995:

    • First Sega Saturn game released through Bandai.

    1996:

    • Staff now at 72.

    1997:

    • The company now employs 98 persons.

    1998:

    • 108 persons are now employed.

    1999:

    • Staff increases to 120 employees.

    Aug, 1999:

    • First games for N64 and Dreamcast released through Bandai.

    2000:

    • Staff decreases to 110 employees.

    Jan, 2000:

    • Company moves to Higashi-Nakano (Tokyo).

    Dec, 2000:

    • First game for the Wonderswan Color is released, based on BEC's Doko demo Hamster concept.
    • Bandai publishes BEC's first PS2 game, again based on the Gundam franchise.

    2001:

    • Staff once again grows to 120 employees.

    Nov, 2002:

    • First GameCube software released through Bandai.

    Apr, 2005:

    • The company moves from Higashi-Nakano to Taito-ku, Tokyo.
    Company history contributed by Игги Друге (43539)