Game Freak

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Game Freak, Inc.
Company typePrivate
IndustryVideo game
FoundedApril 26, 1989
Headquarters〒 154-00044, No. 1 chome, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo Taishido Carrot Tower 22F Japan
Key people
Satoshi Tajiri (founder)

Ken Sugimori (Pokémon art director)

Junichi Masuda (Pokémon game director)
ProductsGames for Nintendo video game consoles
Number of employees
85 (as of April 2013)[1]

Game Freak, Inc. is a Japanese video game company that makes video games for Nintendo game consoles. It is most well known for developing the Pokémon series of role-playing video games.

Game Freak was originally a gaming magazine created by Satoshi Tajiri and Ken Sugimori in the 1980s. On April 26, 1989, Tajiri and Sugimori started a video game company with the same name.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "会社概要" (in Japanese). Game Freak Inc. Archived from the original on 2012-08-01. Retrieved 2013-10-05.
  2. Kohler, Chris (2010-04-19). "Pokémon Creators' Fanzine Fetches High Price". Wired.
  3. "COLUMN: 'Game Mag Weaseling': Just Checking In". GameSetWatch. Archived from the original on 2012-08-01. Retrieved 2013-10-05.

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