Make Software

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Make Software logo, when the company made video games

Make Software, Inc. (株式会社メイクソフトウェア) was an Osaka-based company that made and sold print seal machines (photo booths). It was established in December 1988 and incorporated in November 1989. [1] The company was originally founded as a video game developer, which it was until December 2000. The president was Hiro Yamamoto (山本廣), formerly of Nichibutsu. [2]

Make Software entered the print seal machine market in 1997 during the "purikura boom." Unfortunately, sales and revenue decreased in later years, and the company declared bankruptcy on October 24, 2018. [3] The print seal machine business was transferred to Kaga Devices on December 1, 2018. [4]

Research Methods: Actual mentions, code comparisons [5], hidden data, shared staff

Arcade

  • Mahjong Doukyuusei (Make Software)
  • Mahjong Doukyuusei Special (Make Software)
  • Mahjong Gakuensai (Make Software)
  • Mahjong Gakuensai 2 (Make Software)
Programming, Some Graphics: T-System

Famicom/NES

  • Capcom Barcelona '92 / Capcom's Gold Medal Challenge '92 (sound) (JP/US/EU Publisher: Capcom)
  • Chip to Dale no Daisakusen 2 / Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 2, Disney's (sound?) (JP/US/EU Publisher: Capcom)
  • DuckTales 2, Disney's (sound?) (JP/US/EU Publisher: Capcom)
  • F1 Circus (JP Publisher: Nichibutsu)
  • Fuzzical Fighter (JP Publisher: Sigma)
  • Kurogane Hiroshi no Yosou Daisuki!: Kachiuma Densetsu (programming) (JP Publisher: Nichibutsu)
  • Mahjong G-Men: Nichibutsu Mahjong III (programming?) (JP Publisher: Nichibutsu)
  • Mahjong Taisen (programming?) (JP Publisher: Nichibutsu)
  • Super Star Pro Wrestling / World Championship Wrestling (programming?) (JP Publisher: Pony Canyon; US Publisher: FCI)

Game Boy

  • Darkwing Duck, Disney's (US/EU Publisher: Capcom) [6]
  • DuckTales 2, Disney's (US/EU/JP Publisher: Capcom)
  • Milon no Meikyuu Kumikyoku / Milon's Secret Castle (JP/US/EU/CN Publisher: Hudson)
  • Momotarou Dentetsu Jr.: Zenkoku Raamen Meguri no Kan (JP Publisher: Hudson)

Mega Drive/Genesis

  • Gouketsuji Ichizoku (JP Publisher: Atlus)

PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

  • Power Gate (sound) (JP Publisher: Pack-In-Video)
  • Power Sports / World Sports Competition (JP Publisher: Hudson; US Publisher: NEC Home Electronics)
  • Super Metal Crusher (JP Publisher: Pack-In-Video)
  • Terra Cresta II: Mandler no Gyakushuu (JP Publisher: Nichibutsu)
Programming: JSH?

PC Engine CD/TurboGrafx-CD

  • Hawk F-123 (sound) (JP Publisher: Pack-In-Video)

PlayStation

  • Bomberman Land (JP Publisher: Hudson)
  • Gucho de Park: Theme Park Monogatari (JP Publisher: Electronic Arts Victor) [7]
  • Momotarou Densetsu (JP Publisher: Hudson)
  • Momotarou Dentetsu 7 (JP Publisher: Hudson)
  • Momotarou Dentetsu V (JP Publisher: Hudson)
  • Monster Paradise (JP Publisher: Make Software)
  • Sold Out (JP Publisher: Shinko Music)

Saturn

  • Maboroshi no Black Bass (JP Publisher: Make Software)
Developer: Dplus
  • Mahjong Doukyuusei Special (JP Publisher: Make Software)
Ported by MBA International?
  • Mahjong Gakuensai (JP Publisher: Make Software)
Planning, Direction: Project H; Animation Production: Anime R; Anime World Osaka, Ripple Film
  • Mahjong Gakuensai DX: Zenjitsu ni Matsuwaru Funsenki (JP Publisher: Make Software)
Programming: Craftsman Arts; Planning, Scenario: H Project; Sound: Interrupt; Animation Production: Studio OX

Super Famicom/Super NES

  • Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Super S: Zenin Sanka!! Shuyaku Soudatsusen (some programming, some graphics) (JP Publisher: Angel)
  • Momotarou Dentetsu Happy (JP Publisher: Hudson)
  • Super Adventure Island II / Takahashi Meijin no Daibouken Jima II (US/JP/EU Publisher: Hudson)
  • Super Momotarou Dentetsu DX (JP Publisher: Hudson)
  • Super Momotarou Dentetsu III (JP Publisher: Hudson)
  • Super Nichibutsu Mahjong (JP Publisher: Nichibutsu)

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