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'''Iwasaki Electronics Co., Ltd.''' (岩崎技研工業株式会社; Iwasaki Giken Kogyo Co., Ltd.; formerly Iwasaki Engineering Co., Ltd. in English) was a Kyoto-based company with an office in Tokyo. It was primarily known for making software development tools such as in-circuit emulators. Hiroji Iwasaki was the company president. [http://books.google.com/books?id=5JqZAAAAIAAJ&q=%22hiroji+iwasaki%22&dq=%22hiroji+iwasaki%22&hl=en&ei=SJbCTdyhKIfZgAee26yAAg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CDQQ6AEwAQ]
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'''Iwasaki Electronics Co., Ltd.''' (岩崎技研工業株式会社; Iwasaki Giken Kogyo Co., Ltd.; formerly Iwasaki Engineering Co., Ltd. in English) was a Kyoto-based company with an office in Tokyo. It was primarily known for making software development tools such as in-circuit emulators. Hiroji Iwasaki was the company president. [https://books.google.com/books?ei=SJbCTdyhKIfZgAee26yAAg&ct=result&id=5JqZAAAAIAAJ&dq=%22hiroji+iwasaki%22&focus=searchwithinvolume&q=%22iwasaki+electronics%22] [http://books.google.com/books?id=5JqZAAAAIAAJ&q=%22hiroji+iwasaki%22&dq=%22hiroji+iwasaki%22&hl=en&ei=SJbCTdyhKIfZgAee26yAAg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CDQQ6AEwAQ]
  
Iwasaki was first contracted by Nintendo to reverse engineer ''Donkey Kong'' so that it could produce the sequel ''Donkey Kong Junior''. [https://www.mc-law.jp/kigyohomu/24294/] Nintendo did not have the source code as that was written by another company ([[Ikegami Tsushinki]]). Iwasaki would go on to program several of Nintendo's early Famicom/NES games. Several members of Iwasaki then started a new company in 1986 called Intelligent Systems, which also develops games and tools and has maintained a close relationship with Nintendo for its entire existence.
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Iwasaki was first contracted by Nintendo to reverse engineer ''Donkey Kong'' so that it could produce the sequel ''Donkey Kong Junior''. [https://www.mc-law.jp/kigyohomu/24294/] Nintendo did not have the source code as that was written by another company ([[Ikegami Tsushinki]]). Iwasaki would go on to program several of Nintendo's early Famicom/NES games. Members of Iwasaki then started a new company in 1986 called Intelligent Systems, which also develops games and tools and has maintained a close relationship with Nintendo for its entire existence.
  
 
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*''Hogan's Alley'' (programming?)
 
*''Hogan's Alley'' (programming?)
 
*''Mario Bros.'' (programming?)
 
*''Mario Bros.'' (programming?)
*''Metroid'' (programming?)
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*''Metroid'' [disk] (programming)
 
*''Robot Block'' / ''Stack-Up'' (programming?)
 
*''Robot Block'' / ''Stack-Up'' (programming?)
 
*''Robot Gyro'' / ''Gyromite'' (programming?)
 
*''Robot Gyro'' / ''Gyromite'' (programming?)
*''Soccer''
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*''Soccer'' [cart, disk]
*''Tennis'' (programming?)
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*''Tennis'' [cart, disk] (programming?)
 
*''Wild Gunman'' (programming?)
 
*''Wild Gunman'' (programming?)
 
*''Wrecking Crew'' (programming?)
 
*''Wrecking Crew'' (programming?)
 
 
The Intelligent Systems website lists the following games. [http://www.intsys.co.jp/company/gamesoft/index.html] According to a chart in ''Nintendo Online Magazine'', "The development in the organization which still became the forerunner of the is these days." [http://www.nintendo.co.jp/nom/0703/12/index.html] Is Iwasaki "the forerunner?"
 
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==

Revision as of 05:06, 18 December 2017

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Iwasaki Electronics Co., Ltd. (岩崎技研工業株式会社; Iwasaki Giken Kogyo Co., Ltd.; formerly Iwasaki Engineering Co., Ltd. in English) was a Kyoto-based company with an office in Tokyo. It was primarily known for making software development tools such as in-circuit emulators. Hiroji Iwasaki was the company president. [1] [2]

Iwasaki was first contracted by Nintendo to reverse engineer Donkey Kong so that it could produce the sequel Donkey Kong Junior. [3] Nintendo did not have the source code as that was written by another company (Ikegami Tsushinki). Iwasaki would go on to program several of Nintendo's early Famicom/NES games. Members of Iwasaki then started a new company in 1986 called Intelligent Systems, which also develops games and tools and has maintained a close relationship with Nintendo for its entire existence.

Research Methods: Hidden data, online resources

Famicom/NES

  • Devil World (programming)
  • Donkey Kong 3 (programming?)
  • Duck Hunt (programming?)
  • Hogan's Alley (programming?)
  • Mario Bros. (programming?)
  • Metroid [disk] (programming)
  • Robot Block / Stack-Up (programming?)
  • Robot Gyro / Gyromite (programming?)
  • Soccer [cart, disk]
  • Tennis [cart, disk] (programming?)
  • Wild Gunman (programming?)
  • Wrecking Crew (programming?)

Links