Mediamuse

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Mediamuse Inc. (株式会社メディアミューズ) was a software company in Shinagawa, Tokyo, established on October 31, 1985. Its main client by far was media company KSS. It was even located in the KSS Togoshi Building [1], but it is unknown if KSS held a financial stake.

Mediamuse was most notably behind the Mujintou Monogatari and Goiken Muyou games. Contrary to what is reported elsewhere, the first game in the latter series was not developed by ex-Sega employees who worked on the Saturn version of Virtua Fighter 2. Rather, it was supervised by and featured four Virtua Fighter champions including Mediamuse programmer (and former Zap programmer) Toyohiko Yoshimine (aka "Ikesarah").

Research Methods: Actual mentions, online resources

Hybrid (Macintosh/Windows)[edit]

  • Formula 1: Mamoru Atsuta Works (JP Publisher: Mediamuse)
  • Jock Sturges Shashin: Shuu Yousei no Sumu Joukei (JP Publisher: Mediamuse)

PC-98[edit]

  • Mujintou Monogatari (JP Publisher: KSS)
  • Mujintou Monogatari 2 (JP Publisher: KSS)
  • Mujintou Monogatari 3: A.D.1999 Tokyo (JP Publisher: KSS)
  • Shinsetsu Chuushingura: Shikaku-tachi no 707 Nichi (JP Publisher: KSS)

PlayStation[edit]

  • Burger Burger (JP Publisher: GAPS)
Planning, Production: Rythmics; Sound Effects: Beatmaniac
  • Chiisana Oukoku Eltoria (JP Publisher: KSS)
Sound: Cube
  • Dangan (JP Publisher: KSS)
Sound: Electro Zoo
  • Deserted Island (JP Publisher: KSS)
  • Goiken Muyou II (JP Publisher: KSS)
Sound: Studio PJ
  • Hyouryuuki: The Reportage Beyond the Sea (JP Publisher: KSS)
Programming: System R
  • Toys Dream (JP Publisher: KSS)

Saturn[edit]

  • Goiken Muyou: Anarchy in the Nippon (JP Publisher: KSS)
Sound: Beatmaniac
  • Mujintou Monogatari R: Futari no Love Love Island (JP Publisher: KSS)

Super Famicom/Super NES[edit]

  • Mujintou Monogatari (JP Publisher: KSS)

Windows[edit]

  • Internet Mahjong (JP Publisher: KSS)
  • Mujintou Monogatari 4 (JP Publisher: KSS)
  • Mujintou Monogatari R: Survival Life in the Uninhabited Region (JP Publisher: KSS)
  • Mujintou Monogatari RR / Wuren Dao Wuyu RR (JP Publisher: KSS; CN Publisher: Xu Liya Shuma Keji Gufen)
  • Mujintou Monogatari X: Gaiden (JP Publisher: Pinpai)
  • Mujintou Monogatari XX (JP Publisher: Pinpai)
  • Mujintou Monogatari XXX (JP Publisher: Pinpai)
  • Xmas Present (JP Publisher: Pinpai)

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