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Tomohiro Nishikado

Also Known As

  • T. Nishikado

Game Credits


Bust-A-Move Millennium (2000)   (Producer)
Pop'n Pop (1998)   (Director (ディレクター))
Ray Tracers (1997)   (Producer)
Bust-A-Move Again (1996)   (Producer)
Zeitgeist (1995)   (Executive Producer)
Sonic Blast Man II (1994)   (Producer)
Lufia & the Fortress of Doom (1993)   (Taito Staff)
S.C.I.: Special Criminal Investigation (1992)   (Producer)
Darius Twin (1991)   (Producers)
Master of Weapon (1991)   (Producer)
Parasol Stars: The Story of Bubble Bobble III (1991)   (Producer)
Sagaia (1990)   (Executive producer)


Space Invaders Evolution (2005)   (Original Game Design)
Space Invaders Pocket (2005)   (Design (絵柄))
Space Invaders Revolution (2005)   (Original Game Design)
Pop'n Pop (1998)   (Director)
Space Invaders: Virtual Collection (1995)   (Original)
Balloon Bomber (1980)   (Created by)
Space Invaders: Part II (1979)   (Created by)
Space Invaders (1978)   (Created by)
Gun Fight (1975)   (Designed by)


Interceptor (1975)   (Written by)
Racer (1974)   (Written by)
Davis Cup (1973)   (Developed by)
Elepong (1973)   (Developed by)
Soccer (1973)   (Developed by)


Space Invaders: Invincible Collection (2020)   (Special Thanks)
Space Invaders Gigamax (2018)   (Special Thanks)
Space Invaders Infinity Gene (2010)   (Special Thanks)
Bubble Memories: The Story of Bubble Bobble III (1996)   (Special Thanks)
Space Invaders (1994)   (Special Thanks)
Bubble Bobble (1988)   (Special Thanks to)


Bubble Bobble (1994)   (Taito C.P. Team)

Developer Biography

Tomohiro Nishikado is a Japanese video game developer best known for creating the classic arcade game Space Invaders.

He graduated from Tokyo Denki University in 1968 with a degree in Engineering. The following year he joined Pacific Industries Ltd which was a subsidiary of Taito Trading Company. By the time Space Invaders was released in 1978 Nishikado had worked on 10 other games at the company.

In 1996 he left Taito to form his own company, Dreams. He later returned to Taito to take up a position as a technical advisor.

Last updated: Nov 06, 2016

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