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|Industry||Computer and video game industry
Electronic equipment industry
|Founded||August 25, 1970|
|Headquarters||Kashihara, Nara, Japan|
|Key people||Satoshi Tatsumi (president)|
Tatsumi Electronics Co. Ltd. (辰巳電子工業?), formally known as Tazmi, is a Japanese sticker and novelty machine manufacturer that was formally an electronic device designer and manufacturer, and was also an arcade game developer.
Tatsumi was founded on August 25, 1970, as a designer and manufacturer of electronics devices, including computer-related technologies. Back then, they were known as "Tazmi".
In August 1983, Tatsumi entered the video game developing business and created their first video game, a racing game titled TX-1, which became the first multi-screen arcade game. They later created a few more racing games and shooting games, as well as a beat 'em up with a VS. fighting game mode added to it titled Big Fight: Big Trouble in the Atlantic Ocean. Each arcade game was released at a rate per year.
In 1997, Tatsumi created a palm-reading machine. In 1998, Tatsumi created an original trading card machine and developed the Lovegety STATION. Since 2000, Tatsumi have focused on the production of sticker-printing and novelty machines.
List of Video Games
- 1983: TX-1
- 1984: TX-1 V8
- 1985: Buggy Boy (Speed Buggy)
- 1986: Lock-On
- 1987: Gray-Out
- 1988: Apache 3
- 1989: Round Up 5: Super Delta Force
- 1991: Cycle Warriors
- 1992: Big Fight: Big Trouble in the Atlantic Ocean