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Micronics was a contract developer. Its Famicom/NES games are characterized by a distinct lack of coding and design skill, and are often plagued by problems such as jerky scrolling, sprite tearing, and load times.

The Khaos name starts to show up in Super Famicom/Super NES games from 1993 onward. This is either another company started by staff from Micronics or, more likely, a company name change. From what we've seen, there are no games from later than 1992 carrying the Micronics name and no games from earlier than 1993 with the Khaos name.

Note: Most of the Famicom/NES games on this list have no credits, and only a handful mention Micronics by name. An initial list was drafted based on the pause tones and common code issues, and most of that list was later confirmed by code comparison that revealed all games listed here shared sound and system code. Though this is not completely conclusive proof, it implies that the same developer was involved in every case.

The FC game Geimos also shares significant amounts of code with early Micronics titles, but credits "Wixel Corporation" on the title screen. Whether this is an earlier name for Micronics or just the company the programmer worked for previously is unknown.

GDRI attempted to contact M. Tsukada, who worked at Micronics/Khaos, to no avail.


  • Sonic Wings / Aero Fighters (programming) (JP Publisher: Video System)


  • 1942 (JP/US Publisher: Capcom)
  • Athena (JP/US Publisher: SNK)
  • Bloody Warriors: Shan-Go no Gyakushuu (JP Publisher: Toei Animation)
  • Daiku no Gen-san 2: Akage no Dan no Gyakushuu (JP Publisher: Irem)
  • Elevator Action (JP/US Publisher: Taito)
  • Exed Exes (JP Publisher: Tokuma Shoten)
  • Geimos (JP Publisher: ASCII)
  • Ikari / Ikari Warriors (US Publisher: SNK/JP Publisher: KAC)
  • Ikari II: Dogosoken / Ikari Warriors II: Victory Road (US Publisher: SNK/JP Publisher: KAC)
  • Jongbou (JP Publisher: KAC)
  • Kaguya Hime Densetsu (JP Publisher: Victor)
  • Kaiketsu Yanchamaru 3: Taiketsu! Zouringen (JP Publisher: Irem)
  • Kyuukyoku Tiger / Twin Cobra (US Publisher: Sammy/JP Publisher: CBS Sony)
  • Makaimura / Ghosts 'n Goblins / Ghost 'n Goblins (JP/US/EU Publisher: Capcom)
  • Miracle Ropit's Adventure in 2100 (JP Publisher: King Records)
  • Mottomo Abunai Deka (JP Publisher: Toei Animation)
  • Ninja-kun: Ashura no Shou (JP Publisher: UPL)
  • Onyanko Town (JP Publisher: Pony Canyon)
  • Outlanders (JP Publisher: Victor)
  • Shin Satomi Hakkenden: Hikari to Yami no Tatakai (JP Publisher: Toei Animation)
  • Son Son (JP Publisher: Capcom)
  • Stick Hunter: Exciting Ice Hockey (JP Publisher: KAC)
  • Super Pitfall (US Publisher: Activision/JP Publisher: Pony Canyon)
  • Thundercade (US Publisher: Sammy)
  • Tiger-Heli (US Publisher: Acclaim/JP Publisher: Pony Canyon)
  • Zoids: Chuuou Tairiku no Tatakai (JP Publisher: Toshiba EMI)
  • Zoids 2: Zenebasu no Gyakushuu (JP Publisher: Toshiba EMI)

Mega Drive/Genesis

  • Atomic Robo-Kid (JP/US Publisher: Treco)
  • F1 Circus MD (JP Publisher: Nichibutsu)
  • Super Volleyball (JP Publisher: Video System; US Publisher: Sega; BR Publisher: Tec Toy)


  • Hiatari Ryoko! (JP Publisher: Toho)

PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

  • Mahjong Lemon Angel (CD) (JP Publisher: Naxat Soft)
  • Super Volleyball (JP Publisher: Video System; US Publisher: NEC Home Electronics)

Super Famicom/SNES

  • Acrobat Mission (programming) (JP Publisher: Teichiku)
  • Honkaku Mahjong Tetsuman II (JP Publisher: Naxat Soft)
  • Raiden Densetsu / Raiden Trad (programming) (Sound: Copya System; US Publisher: Electro Brain; JP Publisher: Toei Animation)
  • Shodankurai Nintei: Shodan Pro Mahjong (programming) (Sound: Eurhythm; JP Publisher: N&G Project)
  • Sonic Wings / Aero Fighters (programming) (JP Publisher: Video System; US Publisher: Mc O'River)
  • Spriggan Powered (programming) (JP Publisher: Naxat Soft)