Akira Yamaoka

aka: Gajokai, A. Yamaoka, Akira Yamaoca, Aqui La Jamaoca, aquila Jama o'ca, 山岡 晃

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Akira Yamaoka is a video game composer, sound designer and producer. Yamaoka studied at Tokyo Art College and at first intended to pursue a career in design. He joined Konami in 1993. Yamaoka worked on several titles at the company including Silent Hill where he was assigned originally to compose the soundtrack but also became involved in sound design. He became a producer on the sequel Silent Hill 4:The Room.

Yamaoka left Konami in 2009 and joined Grasshopper Manufacture in 2010. His remit there has included both sound design and game production.

Credited on 84 games

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Decarnation (2023, Windows) Music
Deathverse: Let It Die (2022, PlayStation 5) Sound Director
The Medium (2021, Windows) Music Composers
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (2020, iPhone) Special Thanks
Persona 4: Dancing All Night (2018, PlayStation 4) "Time to Make History (AKIRA YAMAOKA Remix)"
The 25th Ward: The Silver Case (2018, Windows) Music Composed by
Sine Mora EX (2017, Windows) Sound Director
RiME (2017, Xbox One) Special Thanks
Dead Realm (2017, Windows) Music Composer
Narcosis (2017, Windows) Special Thanks
Let It Die (2016, PlayStation 4) Sound Director
Deadlight: Director's Cut (2016, Windows) Special Thanks
NightCry (2016, Windows) Special Support (Message)
else Heart.Break() (2015, Windows) Special Thanks
Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime's Longest Day (2014, PlayStation 3) Sound Director
Murasaki Baby (2014, PS Vita) Ending Song by
Killer Is Dead (2013, PlayStation 3) Music Director
Black Knight Sword (2012, PlayStation 3) Sound Director
Sine Mora (2012, Windows) Sound Director
Deadlight (2012, Windows) Special Thanks

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