Telenet Japan Co., Ltd.

Moby ID: 2900

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Founded on October 27, 1983 by Kazuyuki Fukushima. Eventually it was broken into many subsidiaries. Past subsidiaries included Wolf Team, Laser Soft, Riot, Renovation Products and Reno, all of which disappeared when the company was restructured in 1993. Later subsidiaries included Commseed, Telenet Jr., and Namco Tales Studio (34% owned by Telenet, 60% by Namco).

The company was best known for their Valis, Cosmic Fantasy, and Tales series of games, as well as their Wolf Team subsidiary, later called Namco Tales Studio, and its games.

Telenet closed its doors on October 25, 2007. SunSoft bought the company's entire game library on December 10, 2009, intending to remake and re-release some of their games.

Credited on 82 Games from 1985 to 2022

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Valis X: Mezameyo! Valis no Senshitachi (2006 on Windows)
Valis X: Cham - Arata naru Senyū (2006 on Windows)
Valis X: Valna - Haha to Musume no Kunō (2006 on Windows)
Valis X: Reiko - Kizudarake no Senshi (2006 on Windows)
Valis X: Yuko - Mou Hitotsu no Sadame (2006 on Windows)
Meccha Golf: Las Vegas de Nice Shot! (2006 on Windows)
Meccha Golf: Kōgen de Nice Shot! (2005 on Windows)
Meccha Golf: Kaigan de Nice Shot! (2005 on Windows)
Eagle Eye Golf (2005 on PlayStation 2)
Swingerz Golf (2002 on GameCube)
Cybernetic Empire (1999 on PlayStation)
Parlor! Pro 2 (1997 on PlayStation)
Cosmic Fantasy 4: Ginga Shōnen Densetsu - Gekitō-hen (1994 on TurboGrafx CD)
Tenshi no Uta: Shiroki Tsubasa no Inori (1994 on SNES, Windows)
Cosmic Fantasy 4: Ginga Shōnen Densetsu - Totsunyū-hen (1994 on TurboGrafx CD)
The Masked Rider: Kamen Rider ZO (1994 on SEGA CD)
Dark Kingdom (1994 on SNES)
Zan III: Ten'un Ware ni Ari (1993 on PC-98)
Cyborg 009 (1993 on SEGA CD)
A-Rank Thunder Tanjōhen (1993 on SEGA CD)

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History +

December 10, 2009

SunSoft acquires the rights to Telenet's entire game library.

October 25, 2007

Telenet goes out of business.

September 2002

The company founds Telenet Jr for online and mobile phone services related to gambling or using content by Tenmei Kanoh who is a popular photographer of idols.


When Telenet is restructured, the subsidiaries Wolf Team, Laser Soft, Renovation, Reno and Riot all de facto disappear.

March 1992

Telenet releases its first game for the Super Famicom: Super Valis

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