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Namco Tales Studio Ltd.

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Namco Tales Studio was a Japanese development studio responsible for developing the Tales of... series of games for Namco (later Namco Bandai). The subsidiary was what remained from the original development house Wolf Team. When this subsidiary was formed in March 2003, 60% was owned by Namco, 34% was owned by Telenet Japan, and 6% was owned by Namco Tales Studio director Eiji Kikuchi.

Since the merger of Namco and Bandai into Namco Bandai Holdings, the company bought out Telenet Japan's stake in this subsidiary, and owned 94% of the subsidiary.

In November 2011 Namco Bandai announced to absorb the Namco Tales Studio into the main company on 1st January 2012.

Credited on 17 Games from 2003 to 2013

Tales of Xillia (Collector's Edition) (2013 on PlayStation 3)
Tales of Xillia 2 (2012 on PlayStation 3)
Tales of the Heroes: Twin Brave (2012 on PSP)
Tales of Xillia (2011 on PlayStation 3)
Tales of Graces f (2010 on PlayStation 3)
Pac-Man Party (2010 on Wii)
Tales of Graces (2009 on Wii)
Brain Exercise with Dr. Kawashima (2009 on Windows)
Tales of Hearts (Anime Movie Edition) (2008 on Nintendo DS)
Tales of Vesperia (2008 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3)
Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World (2008 on Wii, PlayStation 3)
Tales of the Tempest (2006 on Nintendo DS)
Tales of the Abyss (2005 on PlayStation 2, Nintendo 3DS)
Tales of Rebirth (2004 on PlayStation 2, PSP)
Tales of Symphonia (2003 on Windows, PlayStation 2, GameCube...)
Tales of Destiny II (2000 on PlayStation, PSP)
Tales of Phantasia (1995 on PlayStation, Game Boy Advance, SNES...)

History +

March 2003

Company established by Namco and Telenet Japan, with Namco holding 60%, Telenet/Kazuyuki Fukushima 34% and Eiji Kikuchi 6% of the shares.

March 2003

Wolf Team is merged in the company.

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