Sun Corporation

Moby ID: 2264

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  • Sun Electronics Corp. - Company name until 1993 (from 1971-04-16 to 1993)
  • Sunsoft - Company brand and informal name preferred by fans (from 1985)

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Sunsoft (サンソフト) is a Japanese video game developer based in Kōnan, Aichi. It was founded on April 16, 1971, as part of the electronics company Sun Denshi Corporation. The company debuted with two arcade titles: Block Challenger and Block Perfect, both released in 1978. In the second half of the 1980's they began focusing on home console games.

Sunsoft was renowned for its technologically advanced games for the NES, as well as undertaking sub-contract developing for other companies. After their glory days in the 8/16-bit era, Sunsoft now mainly develops mobile games (notably shanghai games), pachinko simulations for consoles and classics compilations in the Sunsoft Memorial Series.

On September 14, 2006 Nintendo announced a partnership with Sunsoft concerning Wii Virtual Console releases. In December 10, 2009, Sunsoft acquired the rights to the entire game library of Telenet Japan.

Credited on 202 Games from 1978 to 2023

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Trip World DX (2023 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5...)
Gimmick!: Special Edition (2023 on Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One...)
Ikki Unite (2023 on Windows)
Skábma: Snowfall (2022 on Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One...)
House Cleaning Survival (2021 on Nintendo Switch)
Gimmick! Exact Mix (2020 on Arcade)
Alba: A Wildlife Adventure (2020 on Windows, Macintosh, iPhone...)
Mahjong Solitaire Refresh (2018 on Nintendo Switch, Windows)
Dark Eclipse (2018 on PlayStation 4)
Obduction (2016 on Windows, Macintosh, PlayStation 4...)
Mahjong Cub3D (2011 on Nintendo 3DS)
Blaster Master Overdrive (2010 on Wii)
NeoGeo Online Collection: Complete Box - Jōkan (2009 on PlayStation 2)
Sega Ages 2500: Vol.33 - Fantasy Zone: Complete Collection (2008 on PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3)
Sunsoft Collection (2008 on PlayStation 2)
Shanghai (2005 on Nintendo DS)
Shanghai: Sangoku Haitōgi (2002 on PlayStation 2)
Memorial Series: Sunsoft Vol. 6 (2002 on PlayStation, PS Vita, PlayStation 3...)
Archangel (2002 on Windows)
Memorial Series: Sunsoft Vol.5 (2002 on PlayStation, PSP, PS Vita...)

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