Irem

1979 / 1974 tot 5 1980 / 1974 tot 8 1981 / 1974 tot 12 1982 / 1974 tot 14 1983 / 1974 tot 19 1984 / 1974 tot 23 1985 / 1974 tot 33 1986 / 1974 tot 40 1987 / 1974 tot 51 1988 / 1974 tot 63 1989 / 1974 tot 75 1990 / 1974 tot 91 1991 / 1974 tot 115 1992 / 1974 tot 135 1993 / 1974 tot 150 1994 / 1974 tot 153 1995 / 1974 tot 157 1996 / 1974 tot 162 1997 / 1974 tot 163 1998 / 1974 tot 166 1999 / 1974 tot 169 2000 / 1974 tot 175 2001 / 1974 tot 180 2002 / 1974 tot 183 2003 / 1974 tot 185 2004 / 1974 tot 187 2005 / 1974 tot 191 2006 / 1974 tot 195 2007 / 1974 tot 198 2009 / 1974 tot 202 2010 / 1974 tot 203 2011 / 1974 tot 204
Founded in 1974-07-10 closed in 2010
Status: nomoregames
Country: Japan

Irem has largely abandoned in the 2010s the development of console video games in favor of software games based on pachinko machines.

It is known for Bomberman, Daiku no Gensan, Lode Runner, R-Type, Spelunker

Releases per year

19795
19803
19814
19822
19835
19844
198510
19867
198711
198812
198912
199016
199124
199220
199315
19943
19954
19965
19971
19983
19993
20006
20015
20023
20032
20042
20054
20064
20073
20094
20101
20111
204 video games with valid date were considered (98.5%)

Overall rankings

7
43
16
6
1

Common gametypes

shooter24%platformer18%beat 'em up11%action/reflex9%puzzle8%other27%

Top platforms

Arcade 72
NES 31
PS2 17
GB 16
PS 15
SNES 10
PC Engine 9
PSP 8
Famicom Disk System 6
MSX 4
GBC 3
PC Engine 3
X68000 3
Saturn 2
Atari ST 1