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===Nintendo 64===
 
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*''Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber'' (JP Publisher: Nintendo; US Publisher: Atlus)
 
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===PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16===
 
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Latest revision as of 06:09, 14 May 2019

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Quest Corp. (株式会社クエスト) was established in July 1988 to develop and publish consumer game titles. It was headed by Makoto Tokugawa (徳川誠) and based in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo. Merged with Bothtec in 1990, with Bothtec becoming Quest's PC games & software division; Bothtec was spun back off as a separate company in September 1997. Numerous employees left the company in the mid '90s, many for Square, and the company's games business was acquired outright by Square on June 19, 2002; Quest itself was subsequently closed down.

Following the Square acquisition, the team was mostly integrated into Square Development Division #4, headed by Yasumi Matsuno (松野泰己) who had previously directed both Ogre Battle and Tactics Ogre at Quest. Makoto Tokugawa would later head Nintendo second-party developer NDcube for a few years around 2008. [1]

Note: Various conversions of Magical Chase, Ogre Battle, and Tactics Ogre were released, but development was handled by other groups.

Research Methods: Actual mentions, code comparisons, online resources (see Links), shared staff

Famicom/NES

  • Daisenryaku (JP Publisher: Bothtec)
  • Maison Ikkoku (JP Publisher: Bothtec)
  • Maharaja (JP Publisher: Sunsoft)
Graphics: M.P.Run
  • Maten Douji / Conquest of the Crystal Palace (JP Publisher: Quest; US Publisher: Asmik)
  • Musashi no Bouken (JP Publisher: Sigma Enterprises)
Some Graphics: M.P.Run

Game Boy

  • Battle Pingpong (JP Publisher: Quest)
  • Legend: Ashita e no Tsubasa (JP Publisher: Quest)
  • Taiyou no Tenshi Marlowe: Ohanabatake wa Dai Panic (JP Publisher: Technos Japan)
Credits only list Technos staff, but is included in Quest's works list and turns up in a code comparison
Originally developed in 1992, but not released until 1994

Game Boy Advance

  • Tactics Ogre Gaiden: The Knight of Lodis / Tactics Ogre: The Knight of Lodis (JP Publisher: Nintendo; US Publisher: Atlus)

NeoGeo Pocket Color

  • Densetsu no Ogre Battle Gaiden: Zenobia no Ouji (JP Publisher: SNK)

Nintendo 64

  • Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber (JP Publisher: Nintendo; US Publisher: Atlus)
English Version Programming & Graphics: Dual

PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

  • Magical Chase (JP Publisher: Palsoft; US Publisher: Turbo Technologies)

Super Famicom/Super NES

  • Densetsu no Ogre Battle / Ogre Battle: March of the Black Queen (JP Publisher: Quest; US Publisher: Enix)
  • Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together (JP Publisher: Quest)

Windows

  • Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu V (JP Publisher: Bothtec)

Links