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Naotoshi Zin

Also Known As

  • 神直利
  • Naotoshi Jin

Game Credits

Business

Chromehounds (2006)   (Supervisor)
Lost Kingdoms II (2003)   (Supervisor)
 

Production

Armored Core V (2012)   (Supervisors)
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition (2012)   (Supervisors)
Dark Souls (2011)   (Supervisor)
3D Dot Game Heroes (2009)   (Supervisor)
Demon's Souls (2009)   (Supervisor)
Ninja Blade (2009)   (Supervisor)
Armored Core 4 (2006)   (Supervisor)
Enchanted Arms (2006)   (Supervisor)
Tenchu Z (2006)   (Executive Producer)
Another Century's Episode (2005)   (Supervisor (スーパーバイザー) - FromSoftware (フロム・ソフトウェア))
Armored Core: Nexus (2004)   (Supervisor)
Echo Night: Beyond (2004)   (Supervisor)
Kuon (2004)   (Supervisor)
Metal Wolf Chaos (2004)   (Supervisor)
Tenchu: Fatal Shadows (2004)   (Executive Producer)
Tenchu: Return from Darkness (2004)   (Supervisor (スーパーバイザー))
Otogi 2: Immortal Warriors (2003)   (Supervisor)
Shadow Tower: Abyss (2003)   (Supervisor)
Armored Core 3 (2002)   (Supervisor)
Forever Kingdom (2002)   (Supervisor)
Murakumo: Renegade Mech Pursuit (2002)   (Supervisors)
King's Field: The Ancient City (2001)   (Supervisor)
The Adventures of Cookie & Cream (2000)   (Supervisor)
Armored Core 2 (2000)   (Supervisor)
Evergrace (2000)   (Supervisor)
Echo Night#2: Nemuri no Shihaisha (1999)   (Supervisor)
Echo Night (1998)   (Executive Producer)
Shadow Tower (1998)   (Executive Producer)
Armored Core (1997)   (Executive Producer)
Armored Core: Project Phantasma (1997)   (Executive Producer)
King's Field II (1996)   (Executive Producer)
King's Field (1995)   (Executive Producer)
 

Design

Dark Souls II (2014)   (Lead Game Designer)
The Adventures of Cookie & Cream (2000)   (Designers)
Eternal Ring (2000)   (Supervisor)
 

Audio

Ninja Blade (2009)   (Supervisor)
 

Support

Evergrace (2000)   (Supervisors)
 

Other

Demon's Souls (Deluxe Edition) (2009)   (Supervisor)
Lost Kingdoms (2002)   (Supervisor)
Otogi: Myth of Demons (2002)   (Supervisor)
King's Field (1994)   (Staff)
 


Developer Biography

Naotoshi Zin (神 直利, Jin Naotoshi) is a Japanese game designer. In 1986 he founded FromSoftware, which initially focused on business application software. In 1994 the company released their first game, King's Field. Naotoshi Zin has been the representative of the company ever since its inception.

Last updated: Apr 23, 2013