Naofumi Hataya

aka: N. Hataya, Hata, Hatabaw, 幡谷 尚史, Nao
Moby ID: 59899

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Naofumi Hataya (幡谷尚史, born Nov. 13, 1966 in Saitama, Japan) is a musician, composer, and sound designer at SEGA-owned audio company Wave Master. He joined SEGA's consumer division in 1990, his first project being the sound effects for the Mega Drive version of Super Monaco GP. Since then he has contributed to numerous fan-favorite soundtracks, including Sega Rally Championship, NiGHTS, Space Channel 5, and many entries in the Sonic the Hedgehog series.

Credited on 100 games

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Sonic Superstars (2023, Nintendo Switch) Development Support
Sonic Frontiers (2022, Windows) Development Support
Sonic Origins (2022, Xbox Series) Development Support
Sonic Colors: Ultimate (2021, Xbox Series) Development Support
Judgment (2021, PlayStation 5) Sound Effect Production
Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 (2020, Nintendo Switch) Project Support
Sonic at the Olympic Games: Tokyo 2020 (2020, Android) Development Support
Sakura Wars (2020, PlayStation 4) Sound Director
Space Channel 5 VR: Kinda Funky News Flash! (2020, PlayStation 4) Sound Director
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games: Tokyo 2020 (2019, Nintendo Switch) Development Support
Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: The Official Video Game (2019, PlayStation 4) Development Support
Team Sonic Racing (2019, PlayStation 4) Development Support
Virtua Racing (2019, Nintendo Switch) Special Thanks
Yakuza 4 (2019, PlayStation 4) Sound Effect Production
Judgment (2018, PlayStation 4) Sound Effect Production
Puyo Puyo Champions (2018, PlayStation 4) Project Support
Valkyria Chronicles 4 (2018, Windows) Development Support
Yakuza 3 (2018, PlayStation 4) Sounds Production
Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise (2018, PlayStation 4) Sound Effect Production
Shin Megami Tensei: Liberation Dx2 (2018, Android) Sound Designer

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