Param (company)

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Param
Former type Private (defunct)
Industry Computer and video game industry
Founded 1996
Defunct May, 2003
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Key people Takao Kurebayashi, Kazutoshi Iida, and Yana
Products Games for Nintendo video game consoles

Param is a video game development company that works in partnership with Nintendo. Param was a part of Marigul Management. Param was defunct as Marigul was liquidated in May, 2003.

Company Profile[edit]

Param was founded in 1996, the team was responsible for the Nintendo 64DD game Kyojin no Doshin (known as Doshin the Giant outside of Japan), which was released in Japan only, but was ported to the GameCube and released in Japan and Europe. An add on named Kyojin no Doshin Kaihō Sensen Chibikko Chikko Daishūgō for the Nintendo 64DD was released five months after the initial game's release. The company was headed up by Takao Kurebayashi, Kazutoshi Iida and Yana. Before joining Param, Iida was responsible for such innovative titles as Tail of the Sun and Aquanaut's Holiday.

Kazutoshi Iida now works at a brand new company called Unigame Bunko, translated as Sea Turtle Library, and has worked with Marvelous Entertainment on Discipline for WiiWare.[1] It is not yet known if Takao Kurebayashi and Yana are still working with Iida.

Games[edit]

Nintendo 64DD[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Discipline official website at Nintendo.co.jp