Dimps

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Dimps Corporation
Native name
株式会社 ディンプス
Kabushiki gaisha
Industry Video games
Founded March 6, 2000
Headquarters Osaka, Japan
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Takashi Nishiyama (President)
Owners Takashi Nishiyama
Sony Interactive Entertainment
Sega Sammy Holdings
Bandai Namco Entertainment
Number of employees
218 (As of April 2015)
Subsidiaries Safari Games
Dimps Food Entertainment Co.,Ltd.
Dimps, Inc.
Website dimps.co.jp

Dimps (ディンプス Dinpusu?) is an Osaka, Japan-based video game development studio with an additional office in Tokyo, Japan. Employing a staff of 218 people, it is known for developing such games as the Dragon Ball Z: Budokai trilogy for the PlayStation 2. The company also co-developed the Sonic the Hedgehog games specific to the Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS in collaboration with Sonic Team, Tales of the Tempest on the Nintendo DS with Namco Tales Studio, and Street Fighter IV for various platforms with Capcom. The company was founded on March 6, 2000 by several former SNK and Capcom employees, including Street Fighter co-creators Takashi Nishiyama and Hiroshi Matsumoto.

Games developed[edit]

2001 – 2004[edit]

Year Title Platform(s)
Arcade WSC GBA GC PS PS2
2001 Sonic Advance No No Yes No No No
2001 Digimon Battle Spirit No Yes Yes No No No
2002 Shaman King: Spirit of Shamans No No No No Yes No
2002 Sonic Advance 2 No No Yes No No No
2002 Digimon Battle Spirit 2 No Yes Yes No No No
2002 Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale No No No No Yes No
2002 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai No No No Yes No Yes
2003 Naruto: Shinobi no Sato no Jintori Kassen No No No No Yes No
2003 Premier Eleven Yes No No No No No
2003 The Rumble Fish Yes No No No No Yes
2003 Demolish Fist Yes No No No No No
2003 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 No No No Yes No Yes
2004 Seven Samurai 20XX No No No No No Yes
2004 Shaman King: Funbari Spirits No No No No No Yes
2004 Kidou Senshi Gundam Seed: Tomo to Kimi to Koko de No No Yes No No No
2004 Dragon Ball Advanced Adventure No No Yes No No No
2004 Kirby & The Amazing Mirror No No Yes No No No
2004 One Piece No No Yes No No No
2004 Sonic Advance 3 No No Yes No No No
2004 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 No No No No No Yes

2005 – 2009[edit]

Year Title Platform(s)
Arcade DS Wii PSP PS2 PS3 360 PC
2005 Spikeout: Battle Street No No No No Yes No No No
2005 Saint Seiya: The Sanctuary No No No No Yes No No No
2005 Yū Yū Hakusho Forever No No No No Yes No No No
2005 The Rumble Fish 2 Yes No No No No No No No
2005 Sonic Rush No Yes No No No No No No
2005 Universal Century Gundam Online No No No No No No No Yes
2006 Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai No No No Yes No No No No
2006 Crash Boom Bang! No Yes No No No No No No
2006 Draglade No Yes No No No No No No
2006 Tales of the Tempest No Yes No No No No No No
2006 Saint Seiya: The Hades No No No No Yes No No No
2006 The Battle of Yū Yū Hakusho: Shitō! Ankoku Bujutsu Kai Yes No No No Yes No No No
2007 Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai - Another Road No No No Yes No No No No
2007 Sonic Rush Adventure No Yes No No No No No No
2007 Nodame Cantabile No Yes No No Yes No No No
2008 Rosario + Vampire Tanabata no Mishi Yokai Gaikui No Yes No No No No No No
2008 Custom Beat Battle: Draglade 2 No Yes No No No No No No
2008 Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit No No No No No Yes Yes No
2008 Mobile Ops: The One Year War No No No No No No Yes No
2008 Street Fighter IV Yes No No No No Yes Yes Yes
2008 Sonic Unleashed No No Yes No Yes No No No
2008 Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World No No No No Yes No No No
2009 Dragonball Evolution No No No Yes No No No No
2009 Bleach DS 4th: Flame Bringer No Yes No No No No No No

2010 – 2014[edit]

Year Title Platform(s)
Arcade iOS Android Ouya DS 3DS Wii PSP Vita PS3 360 PC
2010 NODAME CANTABILE TANOSHII ONGAKU no JIKAN desu No No No No Yes No No No No No No No
2010 Super Street Fighter IV Yes No No No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
2010 Dragon Ball Heroes Yes No No No No No No No No No No No
2010 Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No No Yes Yes Yes
2010 Sonic Colors No No No No Yes No No No No No No No
2011 Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition No No No No No Yes No No No No No No
2011 Sonic Generations No No No No No Yes No No No No No No
2011 Saint Seiya: Sanctuary Battle No No No No No No No No No Yes No No
2012 Street Fighter X Tekken No Yes No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
2012 BAKEMONOGATARI Portable No No No No No No No Yes No No No No
2012 Hittochi - Tsunagare Ichizoku No Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No
2012 Ikinari! Lasboss30 No Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No
2012 Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II No Yes Yes Yes No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
2012 OUCHIMAINICHI TAMAGOTCHI No No No No No Yes No No No No No No
2013 Nightmares and Joujoux No Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No
2013 Pipe & Quest No Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No
2013 Hittochi 2 - DokiDoki Mail de Evolution No Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No
2013 Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission No No No No No Yes No No No No No No
2013 Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers No No No No No No No No No Yes No No
2013 Sonic Lost World No No No No No Yes No No No No No No
2013 TAMAGOTCHI! Seishun no Dream School No No No No No Yes No No No No No No
2013 Phantom Gate Chronicle No Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No
2014 One Piece Kings Yes No No No No No No No No No No No
2014 Majin Bone Yes No No No No No No No No No No No
2014 Freedom Wars No No No No No No No No Yes No No No
2014 Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2 No No No No No Yes No No No No No No
2014 Brave Dash No Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No
2014 Majin Bone: Jikan to Kuukan no Majin No No No No No Yes No No No No No No

2015 – present[edit]

Year Title Platform(s)
Arcade iOS Android PS3 PS4 360 XBO PC 3DS
2015 Dragon Ball Xenoverse No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
2015 School of Ragnarok Yes No No No No No No No No
2015 Saint Seiya: Soldiers' Soul No No No Yes Yes No No Yes No
2015 IC Carddass Dragon Ball No Yes Yes No No No No Yes No
2015 School of Ragnarok Re:Boot Yes No No No No No No No No
2016 Street Fighter V No No No No Yes No No Yes No
2016 My Hero Academia: Battle For All No No No No No No No No Yes
2016 Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 No No No No Yes No Yes Yes No

Subsidiaries[edit]

  • SAFARI GAMES Co., Ltd.
  • Dimps, Inc. (Overseas subsidiary)

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