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Arzest Corporation
Type Private
Industry Computer and video game industry
Founded June 25, 2010
Headquarters Yokohama, Japan
Key people C.E.O. President:
Yoji Ishii
Executive Vice President:
Naoto Ohshima
Vice President:
Yutaka Sugano
Products Games for video game consoles

Arzest (fully known as ARZEST Corporation) is a Japanese video game development company that develops games for video game consoles. It was formed on June 25, 2010 by key members of Artoon, which was also founded by Arzest Executive Vice President Naoto Ohshima, best known as the character designer of Sonic the Hedgehog, as well as his arch nemesis Dr. Eggman. Arzest was also founded by key Artoon and Sega members who worked on the Panzer Dragoon series.

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At present, not much is known about the company, however, they were recruited by Nintendo to work on some mini-games in Wii Play: Motion for the Wii. According to their portion of the credits of the game, as many as around a dozen of former Artoon and Sega employees now work at Arzest. [1] Just recently they worked on additional new features of one of the 3DS' main built-in software applications StreetPass Mii Plaza, such as adding SpotPass features to Puzzle Swap among others. Upon updating their website on March 21st, 2013, Arzest have revealed to have worked on the character models in Level-5's Time Travelers for the 3DS, PSP and Vita. [2] Nintendo's E3 2013 website has revealed them as the developer for Yoshi's New Island on the Nintendo 3DS. [3]



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