ASCII


Founded in 1977
Closed in 2008
Status: bought
aka(s): ASCII Corporation

ASCII Corporation was a publishing company based in Tokyo, Japan. It became a subsidiary of Kadokawa Group Holdings in 2004, and merged with another Kadokawa subsidiary Media Works on April 1, 2008, and became ASCII Media Works.

It is known for 194x, Black Bass, Bomberman, Dai Senryaku, Dark Savant, Ghosts 'n Goblins, Itadaki Street, J.B. Harold, King's Field, Master of Monsters, Megami Tensei, Power DoLLS, Psychic War Series, Wizardry, Zanac

Releases per year

19815
198213
198313
198429
198526
198629
198728
19887
198914
199015
199112
19929
19938
19949
199511
199617
199718
199817
199915
20008
20014
20082
20101
310 video games with valid date were considered (96.2%)

Gametypes frequency

Top platforms

MICRO 7 - FM7 65
PS 42
MSX 32
SNES 30
NEC PC9801 30
NES 22
NEC PC8801 22
MSX2 13
GB 9
Saturn 9
Sharp X1 8
X68000 5
GBC 5
Windows 4
Mega Drive 3