The logo of Compile after being acquired by Compile Heart.
|Privately held limited company|
|Industry||Video game industry|
|Fate||Bankruptcy, trademark and intellectual property acquired by Compile Heart and D4 Enterprise, Puyo Puyo franchise acquired by Sega.|
|Founded||7 April 1982|
|Defunct||6 November 2003|
Compile Co., Ltd. (株式会社コンパイル Kabushikigaisha Konpairu) was a Japanese video game developer, most notable for having developed the Puyo Puyo series, a franchise derived from the Madō Monogatari series. On 6 November, 2003, the company suffered from bankruptcy. As a result, key staff moved to Compile Heart, the company's spiritual successor, whereas shoot-'em-up staff moved to MileStone Inc. The Compile trademark is currently being used as a brand label by Compile Heart to promote merchandise and games based on Compile properties. As of 2010, Compile Heart entered into a licensing deal with D4 Enterprise to create new video games based on franchises from Compile properties. This does not affect the rights to the Puyo Puyo series which D4 does not own and remains the property of Sega.
In April 2016, Niitani started a new successor company to Compile, COMPILE〇. The company launched the game Nyoki Nyoki: Tabidachi Hen for Nintendo 3DS on the Nintendo eShop with a follow-up scheduled for Nintendo Switch.
Compile debuted their most successful title, Puyo Puyo, on the MSX computer in 1991. Puyo Puyo is a falling-block puzzle game similar to Tetris (1984). The object of the game is to create groups of four or more "Puyos" of the same color as they fall from the top of the screen. This simple yet addictive concept was expanded on in a series of sequels over the course of two decades.
Puyo Puyo reached North America and the PAL region in graphically altered form under the title of Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine for the Mega Drive/Genesis, as well as on the Super Nintendo (as Kirby's Avalanche in North America and Kirby's Ghost Trap in the PAL region). However, the series' unaltered appearance was Puyo Pop, a title used for games that were released on the PC Engine, Neo Geo Pocket Color and Game Boy Advance.
As part of Compile's restructuring in 1998, the rights to Puyo Puyo were sold to Sega, but Compile's franchise right would remain until their bankruptcy in 2002, thus allowing Sega to publish Puyo Puyo~n and Puyo Puyo Box. Later Puyo Puyo games were developed by Sonic Team, who created Puyo Pop Fever.
Shoot 'em ups
Until 1993, Compile focused much of their development efforts on the shoot 'em up genre. In the 1990s, a few Compile personnel left the company to work for another video game development company, 8ing/Raizing (est. 1993). There they contributed to such games as Mahou Daisakusen (1993) and Battle Garegga (1996).
Some employees who stayed with Compile until its end reincorporated as MileStone Inc. in April 2003, and continued to develop new shooters.
Some of Compile's most famous shoot-'em-up games include:
- First released on the MSX computer in 1986, Zanac combined fast action with an innovative AI system, which changes based on your style of play. Zanac received a true sequel, Zanac EX and an NES port. There was also a parody of Zanac called Gun*Nac, released by Nexoft for the NES in 1991. Similar to Konami's own Parodius games, Gun Nac brought humor to the gameplay of the original by replacing the enemies with carrot-throwing rabbits and letting the player purchase weapons in a fast food store at the end of each stage. In 2001, Compile released an updated version for the PlayStation titled Zanac X Zanac, which included an original sequel entitled Zanac Neo.
- Aleste was first released on the MSX2 and then ported to the Master System. A sequel, Aleste 2, was also released for the MSX2. Musha Aleste (titled M.U.S.H.A. in the US) was released on the Mega Drive in 1990. The game takes place in a unique Japanese futuristic setting. Super Aleste came out in 1992 for the Super Famicom and was retitled Space Megaforce in North America. Aleste is now available on cellular phones, courtesy of Aiky.
- Gunhed (retitled Blazing Lazers for North America) was released in 1989 and soon became a showpiece for NEC's PC Engine console.
- Developed jointly by Compile and Naxat Soft under the common label Nazac, Seirei Senshi Spriggan and Spriggan Mark 2 were respectively released in 1991 and 1992 for the PC Engine CD-ROM system.
Note: Games marked with a dagger are conversions of a pre-existing version of a game as opposed to being natively developed.
As Programmers-3 Inc.
|Toshiba EMI||PC-88||April 1984||Yes||No|
|Borderline†||Sega||SG-1000||July 15, 1983||Yes||No||The game was originally developed by Sega for arcades in 1981.|
|N-Sub†||Sega||SG-1000||July 15, 1983||Yes||No||The game was originally developed by Sega for arcades in 1980.|
|Safari Hunting†||Sega||SG-1000||1983||Yes||No||The game is a port of Tranquilizer Gun, an arcade game by Sega.|
|Crisis Mountain†||Comptiq||PC-88||August 1984||Yes||No||This game was originally developed by David Schroeder and Creative Software, published by Synergistic Software for the Apple II, Atari 8-Bit and the Commodore 64, and released in 1983.|
|Mr. Robot and His Robot Factory†||Comptiq||PC-88||August 1984||Yes||No||This game was originally published by Datamost for the Atari 8-Bit, Apple II and the Commodore 64.|
|The Heist†||Comptiq||PC-88||August 1984||Yes||No||This game was originally published by Micro Fun for the Apple II in 1983.|
|Lode Runner†||Sony||MSX||1984||Yes||No||The original version was developed for the Apple II, Atari 8-bit family, VIC-20, Commodore 64, and IBM PC. They were published by Brøderbund and released in mid-1983.|
|E.I. - Exa Innova||Sony||MSX||1984||Yes||No|
|Lunar Ball||Pony Canyon||PC-88||June 1985||Yes||No||No|
|NES||December 5, 1985||Yes||Yes||Yes||This version was published by FCI in North America in October 1987 and in Europe in 1991.|
|Championship Lode Runner†||Sega||SG-1000||1985||Yes||No||No||This game was originally published by Brøderbund for the Apple II in 1983.|
|Final Justice||Pony Canyon||MSX||1985||Yes||No||No|
|Lode Runner II||Sony||MSX||1985||Yes||No||No||The license to the Lode Runner series was from Brøderbund.|
|Choplifter†||Sony||MSX||1985||Yes||No||No||This game was originally published by Brøderbund for the Apple II in May 1982.|
|Sega||SG-1000||1985||Yes||No||No||This version was a port of the MSX version.|
|Zanac||Pony Canyon||MSX||July 25, 1986||Yes||No||No|
|Famicom Disk System||November 28, 1986||Yes||No||No||FCI published an NES conversion in North America in October 1987.|
|Compile||Palm OS||October 24, 2001||Yes||No||No|
|Thexder†||Game Arts||MSX||July 1986||Yes||No||No||The game was originally developed and released by Game Arts for the PC-8801mkII SR in April 1985.|
|Zanac EX†||Pony Canyon||MSX2||January 1987||Yes||No||No|
|City Adventure Touch: Mystery of Triangle||Toho||NES||March 14, 1987||Yes||No||No|
|Legacy of the Wizard†||Namco||NES||July 17, 1987||Yes||Yes||Yes||This game was originally developed, published, and released by Nihon Falcom for the MSX on July 9, 1987. This game was also published and released in North America by Brøderbund in April 1989.|
|Romancia: Dragon Slayer Jr.†||Tokyo Shoseki||NES||October 30, 1987||Yes||No||No||This game was originally developed, published, and released by Nihon Falcom for the PC-8801 in 1986.|
|Parlour Games||Sega||Master System||1987||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Sega||Master System||August 14, 1988||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Jagur-5: Golden Triangle||Hudson Soft||MSX||1987||Yes||No||No|
|Ghostbusters†||Sega||Master System||1987||No||Yes||Yes||This game is based on the GhostBusters movies.|
|The Guardian Legend||Irem||NES||February 5, 1988||Yes||Yes||Yes||This game was published and released in North America by Brøderbund in April 1989.|
|Aleste||Sega||Master System||February 29, 1988||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Compile||MSX||July 23, 1988||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #0||Compile||MSX||July 1988||Yes||No||No|
|Tombs & Treasure||Tokyo Shoseki||NES||August 3, 1988||Yes||Yes||Yes||This game was originally developed, published, and released by Nihon Falcom for the PC-8801 in October 1986. This game was also published and released in North America by Infocom in June 1991.|
|Alien Crush||Naxat Soft||Turbografx-16||September 14, 1988||Yes||Yes||No||This game was published in North America by NEC on August 29, 1989.|
|R-Type†||Sega||Master System||October 1, 1988||Yes||Yes||Yes||This game was originally developed, published and released by Irem in Arcades in July 1987.|
|Disc Station #1||Compile||MSX||October 8, 1988||Yes||No||No|
|Godzilla: Monster of Monsters||Toho||NES||December 9, 1988||Yes||Yes||Yes||This game is based on the Godzilla movies.|
|Xevious: Fardraut Saga||Namco||MSX||December 23, 1988||Yes||No||No|
|TurboGrafx-16||June 29, 1990||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #2||Compile||MSX||1988||Yes||No||No|
|Randar no Bouken||Kemsx||MSX||1988||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Special: Spring Edition||Compile||MSX||March 8, 1989||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Special: Summer Edition||Compile||MSX||May 1, 1989||Yes||No||No|
|Blazing Lazers||Hudson Soft||TurboGrafx-16||July 7, 1989||Yes||Yes||No||This game is based on the Gunhed movie. This game was also published in North America by NEC on August 29, 1989.|
|Disc Station Special: Autumn Edition||Compile||MSX||September 8, 1989||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Special: Christmas Edition||Compile||MSX||December 10, 1989||Yes||No||No||Madou Monogatari Episode II: Carbuncle is bundled in the game.|
|Casino Games||Sega||Master System||1989||No||Yes||Yes|
|Randar II: Revenge of Death||Compile||MSX||1989||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #3||Compile||MSX||1989||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #4||Compile||MSX||1989||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #5||Compile||MSX||1989||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #6||Compile||MSX||1989||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #7||Compile||MSX||1989||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #8||Compile||MSX||January 1990||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #9||Compile||MSX||February 1990||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #10||Compile||MSX||March 1990||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #11||Compile||MSX||April 1990||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #12||Compile||MSX||May 1990||Yes||No||No|
|Madō Monogatari 1-2-3||Compile||MSX||June 15, 1990||Yes||No||No|
|PC-8801||November 23, 1991||Yes||No||No|
|Sega||Game Gear||December 3, 1993||Yes||No||No||This version is a remake of the first part of 1-2-3. It was re-titled Madō Monogatari I: Mittsu no Madō-kyū.|
|Game Gear||May 20, 1994||Yes||No||No||This version is a remake of the second part of 1-2-3. It was re-titled Madō Monogatari II: Arle 16-Sai.|
|Game Gear||December 30, 1994||Yes||No||No||This version is a remake of the third part of 1-2-3. It was re-titled Madō Monogatari III: Kyūkyoku Joō-sama.|
|Compile||Sega Genesis||March 22, 1996||Yes||No||No||This version is a remake of the first part of 1-2-3. It was re-titled Madō Monogatari I.|
|PC Engine CD-ROM²||December 13, 1996||Yes||No||No||This version is a remake of the first part of 1-2-3. It was re-titled Madō Monogatari I: Honoo No Sotsuenji.|
|Ghostbusters||Sega||Sega Genesis||June 29, 1990||Yes||Yes||Yes||This game is based on the GhostBusters movies.|
|Disc Station #13||Compile||MSX||June 1990||Yes||No||No|
|Devil's Crush||Naxat Soft||TurboGrafx-16||July 20, 1990||Yes||Yes||No||This game was published in North America by NEC in 1990.|
|Disc Station #14||Compile||MSX||July 1990||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #15||Compile||MSX||August 1990||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #16||Compile||MSX||September 1990||Yes||No||No|
|Gun-Nac||Tonkin House||NES||October 5, 1990||Yes||No||No||This game was published in North America by ASCII in September 1991.|
|Cyber Knight||Tonkin House||TurboGrafx-16||October 12, 1990||Yes||No||No|
|Godzilla||Toho||Game Boy||October 1990||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Disc Station #17||Compile||MSX||October 1990||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #18||Compile||MSX||November 1990||Yes||No||No|
|M.U.S.H.A.||Toaplan||Sega Genesis||December 21, 1990||Yes||Yes||No||This game was published in North America by Seismic in 1991.|
|Columns†||Telenet Japan||MSX||December 25, 1990||Yes||No||No||This game was originally developed by Jay Geertson and ported across various computer platforms.|
|Disc Station #19||Compile||MSX||December 1990||Yes||No||No|
|Rune Master II||Compile||MSX||1990||Yes||No||No|
|Randar no Bouken III: Yami ni Miserareta Majutsushi||Compile||MSX||1990||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #20||Compile||MSX||January 1991||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #21||Compile||MSX||February 1991||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #22||Compile||MSX||March 1991||Yes||No||No|
|Gorby no Pipeline Daisakusen||Compile||FM Towns||April 12, 1991||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #23||Compile||MSX||April 1991||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #24||Compile||MSX||May 1991||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #25||Compile||MSX||June 1991||Yes||No||No|
|Seirei Senshi Spriggan||Naxat Soft||PC Engine CD-ROM²||July 12, 1991||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #26||Compile||MSX||July 1991||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #27||Compile||MSX||August 1991||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #28||Compile||MSX||September 1991||Yes||No||No|
|Puyo Puyo||Compile||MSX||October 25, 1991||Yes||No||No|
|Tokuma Shoten||Famicom Disk System||Yes||No||No|
|Tokuma Shoten||NES||July 23, 1993||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #29||Compile||MSX||October 1991||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #30||Compile||MSX||November 1991||Yes||No||No|
|GG Aleste||Compile||Game Gear||December 29, 1991||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #31||Compile||MSX||December 1991||Yes||No||No|
|The Laughing Salesman||Compile||MSX2||1991||Yes||No||No||This game is based on Fujiko Fujio A's The Laughing Salesman.|
|Rune Master: War among Three Empires||Compile||MSX||1991||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station #32||Compile||MSX||January 1992||Yes||No||No|
|Super Aleste||Toho||SNES||April 28, 1992||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Spriggan Mark 2||Naxat Soft||PC Engine Super CD-ROM²||May 1, 1992||Yes||No||No|
|Shiki Oni no Koku: Chūgokuhen – Daiisshō||Compile||PC-98||July 22, 1992||Yes||No||No|
|Shiki Oni no Koku: Chūgokuhen – Dainishō||Compile||PC-98||August 29, 1992||Yes||No||No|
|Shiki Oni no Koku: Chūgokuhen – Daisanshō||Compile||PC-98||September 18, 1992||Yes||No||No|
|Shiki Oni no Koku: Chūgokuhen – Daiyonshō||Compile||PC-98||October 20, 1992||Yes||No||No|
|Puyo Puyo||Sega||Arcade||October 1992||Yes||No||No|
|Sega||Sega Genesis||December 18, 1992||Yes||Yes||Yes||This version was remade and re-released in some other countries as Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine by Sega on November 26, 1993.|
|Sega||Game Gear||March 19, 1993||Yes||Yes||Yes||This version was remade and re-released in some other countries as Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine by Sega in December 1993.|
|Compile||PC-98||March 19, 1993||Yes||No||No|
|Banpresto||SNES||December 10, 1993||Yes||Yes||Yes||Released as Super Puyo Puyo. This version was also remade and re-released in some other countries as Kirby's Avalanche by Nintendo on February 1, 1995.|
|SPS||X68000||March 25, 1994||Yes||No||No|
|Banpresto||Game Boy||July 25, 1994||Yes||No||No||This version was co-developed by Winkysoft.|
|Bothtec||PC-98||May 28, 1995||Yes||No||No||Released as Puyo Puyo for Windows.|
|Bothtec||Microsoft Windows||August 2, 1996||Yes||No||No||Released as Puyo Puyo for Windows 95.|
|Bothtec||Macintosh||December 28, 1996||Yes||No||No|
|Robo Aleste||Compile||Sega CD||November 27, 1992||Yes||Yes||Yes||The game was published and released in North America by Tengen in 1993.|
|Jaki Crush||Naxat Soft||SNES||December 18, 1992||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Saga: Iraisha wa Monster?||Compile||PC-98||1992||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Saga: Yukemuri ni Kieta Bijotachi Yume no Naka e Rendezvous||Compile||PC-98||1992||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Saga: Nagisa no Baka Taishō||Compile||PC-98||1992||Yes||No||No|
|Nazo Puyo||Sega||Game Gear||July 23, 1993||Yes||No||No|
|The Laughing Salesman||Sega||Sega CD||September 17, 1993||Yes||No||No||This game is based on Fujiko Fujio A's The Laughing Salesman.|
|Power Strike II||Sega||Master System||September 1993||No||No||Yes|
|GG Aleste II||Sega||Game Gear||October 1, 1993||Yes||No||Yes|
|Disc Station Vol. 1||Compile||PC-98||October 6, 1993||Yes||No||No|
|Sylphia||Tonkin House||PC Engine Super CD-ROM²||October 22, 1993||Yes||No||No|
|Madou Monogatari A.R.S||Compile||PC-98||December 10, 1993||Yes||No||No|
|Game Gear||November 24, 1995||Yes||No||No||This version is a remake of the first part of A.R.S. It was re-released as Madō Monogatari A: Dokidoki Vacation.|
|Nazo Puyo 2||Sega||Game Gear||December 10, 1993||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 2||Compile||PC-98||January 13, 1994||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 3||Compile||PC-98||July 15, 1994||Yes||No||No||Contains Madō Monogatari: Michikusa Ibun.|
|Nazo Puyo: Arle no Roux||Sega||Game Gear||July 29, 1994||Yes||No||No|
|Puyo Puyo Tsu||Compile||Arcade||September 1994||Yes||No||No|
|Compile||Sega Genesis||December 2, 1994||Yes||No||No|
|Compile||Game Gear||December 16, 1994||Yes||No||No|
|Compile||PC-9801||October 27, 1995||Yes||No||No|
|Compile||Sega Saturn||October 27, 1995||Yes||No||No||This version was co-developed by Bits Laboratory.|
|Compile||SNES||December 8, 1995||Yes||No||No||Released as Super Puyo Puyo Tsu.|
|Compile||PC Engine CD-ROM²||March 29, 1996||Yes||No||No||This version was co-developed by Goo! and released as Puyo Puyo CD Tsu.|
|Compile||Windows 95||November 15, 1996||Yes||No||No|
|Compile||PlayStation||November 15, 1996||Yes||No||No||Released as Puyo Puyo Tsu Ketteiban.|
|Compile||Game Boy||December 13, 1996||Yes||No||No|
|Bandai||WonderSwan||March 11, 1999||Yes||No||No||Sega had ownership of Puyo Puyo at the time of this port.|
|SNK||Neo Geo Pocket Color||July 22, 1999||Yes||Yes||Yes||Sega had ownership of Puyo Puyo at the time of this port.|
|Disc Station Vol. 4||Compile||PC-98||October 7, 1994||Yes||No||No||Contains Gensei Fūkyō Den.|
|Nazo Puyo||Compile||PC-98||November 11, 1994||Yes||No||No|
|Gensei Kitan: Disc Saga III||Compile||PC-98||January 4, 1995||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 5||Compile||PC-98||January 9, 1995||Yes||No||No|
|Gensei Kitan||Compile||PC-98||April 1, 1995||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 6||Compile||PC-98||April 7, 1995||Yes||No||No|
|Super Nazo Puyo: Rulue no Roux||Banpresto||SNES||May 26, 1995||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 7||Compile||PC-98||July 7, 1995||Yes||No||No||Contains Wind's Seed.|
|Disc Station Vol. 8||Compile||PC-98||October 6, 1995||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 9||Compile||PC-98||January 9, 1996||Yes||No||No|
|Madō Monogatari: Hanamaru Daiyōchienji||Tokuma Shoten||SNES||January 12, 1996||Yes||No||No|
|Shadowrun||Compile||Sega CD||February 23, 1996||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 10||Compile||PC-98||April 5, 1996||Yes||No||No||Contains Rude Breaker.|
|Super Nazo Puyo 2: Rulue no Tetsuwan Hanjouki||Compile||SNES||June 26, 1996||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 11||Compile||PC-98||July 5, 1996||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 12||Compile||Microsoft Windows||September 6, 1996||Yes||No||No|
|Puyo Puyo Sun||Compile||Arcade||December 1996||Yes||No||No|
|Sega Saturn||February 14, 1997||Yes||No||No|
|Nintendo 64||October 31, 1997||Yes||No||No|
|PlayStation||November 27, 1997||Yes||No||No||Released as Puyo Puyo Sun Ketteiban.|
|Microsoft Windows||April 17, 1998||Yes||No||No|
|Game Boy Color||November 27, 1998||Yes||No||No||Sega had ownership of Puyo Puyo at the time of this port.|
|Disc Station Vol. 13||Compile||Microsoft Windows||December 6, 1996||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 14||Compile||Microsoft Windows||March 6, 1997||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 15||Compile||Microsoft Windows||June 6, 1997||Yes||No||No||Contains Tales of the Float Land.|
|Disc Station Vol. 16||Compile||Microsoft Windows||September 6, 1997||Yes||No||No|
|DiscStation Bessatsu i miss you.||Compile||Sega Saturn||October 30, 1997||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 17||Compile||Microsoft Windows||December 6, 1997||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 18||Compile||Microsoft Windows||March 6, 1998||Yes||No||No|
|Waku Waku Puyo Puyo Dungeon||Compile||Sega Saturn||April 2, 1998||Yes||No||No|
|PlayStation||March 8, 1999||Yes||No||No||Released as Waku Waku Puyo Puyo Dungeon Ketteiban. Sega had ownership of Puyo Puyo at the time of this port.|
|Disc Station Vol. 19||Compile||Microsoft Windows||July 6, 1998||Yes||No||No||Contains Mystic Arts.|
|Madou Monogatari||Compile||Sega Saturn||July 23, 1998||Yes||No||No||This is the first game to acknowledge Sega's ownership of the Puyo Puyo characters.|
|Disc Station Vol. 20||Compile||Microsoft Windows||September 6, 1998||Yes||No||No||Contains Comet Summoner.|
|Disc Station Vol. 21||Compile||Microsoft Windows||December 6, 1998||Yes||No||No|
|Puyo Puyo~n||Sega||Dreamcast||March 4, 1999||Yes||No||No|
|Compile||Nintendo 64||December 3, 1999||Yes||No||No|
|Compile||PlayStation||December 16, 1999||Yes||No||No|
|Compile||Game Boy Color||September 22, 2000||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 22||Compile||Microsoft Windows||March 6, 1999||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 23||Compile||Microsoft Windows||June 6, 1999||Yes||No||No|
|Puyo Puyo Gaiden: Puyo Wars||Compile||Game Boy Color||August 27, 1999||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 24||Compile||Microsoft Windows||September 6, 1999||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 25||Compile||Microsoft Windows||December 6, 1999||Yes||No||No|
|Puyo Puyo DA!||Compile||Dreamcast||December 16, 1999||Yes||No||No|
|Compile||Arcade||December 26, 1999||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 26||Compile||Microsoft Windows||March 6, 2000||Yes||No||No|
|Arle no Bouken: Mahou no Jewel||Compile||Game Boy Color||March 31, 2000||Yes||No||No|
|Disc Station Vol. 27||Compile||Microsoft Windows||June 6, 2000||Yes||No||No|
|Wander Wonder||Compile||Microsoft Windows||October 13, 2000||Yes||No||No|
|Puyo Puyo BOX||Compile||PlayStation||December 21, 2000||Yes||No||No|
|Zanac X Zanac||Compile||PlayStation||November 29, 2001||Yes||No||No|
|Guru Logi Champ||Compile||Game Boy Advance||November 29, 2001||Yes||No||No|
|Pochi and Nyaa||Taito||Arcade||December 24, 2003||Yes||No||No||Aiky took over development.|
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- "アルルの冒険". Compile. Retrieved 2018-10-19.
- "WanderWonder". Compile. Retrieved 2018-10-19.
- "ぷよぷよBOX". Compile. Retrieved 2018-10-19.
- "ZANAC×ZANAC". Compile. Retrieved 2018-10-19.
- "ぐるロジチャンプ". Compile. Retrieved 2018-10-19.
- "ポチッとにゃ～". Compile. Retrieved 2018-10-19.
- "うどん相談室". Aiky. Retrieved 2018-10-19.
- Compile page
- Alky page
- Compile Station Compile portal by D4 Enterprise,inc.
- MileStone official website - The official web site of MileStone, a game design firm founded by former Compile employees (Japanese)
- Mono Omou Ishi (Thinking Stone) - MileStone's official English-language web log (no longer updated)
- Compile Heart official home page - The official web site of Compile Heart, a game design firm founded by former Compile employees
- Kelesis Home Page: COMPILE SHOOTING GAME HISTORY - It's all translated from French so the writing's a little awkward, but there's a complete history of everything Compile, and tons of pictures.
- SHMUPS! - Has features on Aleste 1 and 2, MUSHA, and others. Best all around shooter site on the Internet too.
- Complete Aleste Shrine - Mostly devoted to MUSHA.
- Arcane Lore - Homepage of shooter fan Zach Keene, has an extremely indepth FAQ for Zanac X Zanac.