Param (company)

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

Company Profile[edit]

Kazutoshi Iida was born in 1968 and is a graduate of Tama Art University.[1] Before joining Param, Iida was responsible for such innovative titles as Tail of the Sun and Aquanaut's Holiday.[1] Param was founded in 1996, the team was responsible for the Nintendo 64DD game Kyojin no Doshin (known as Doshin the Giant outside 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.

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.[2] It is not yet known if Takao Kurebayashi and Yana are still working with Iida.

Iida is currently a professor of Film at Ritsumeikan University.[1]

Games[edit]

Nintendo 64DD[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Bitsummit". bitsummit.org. Retrieved 2017-05-13. 
  2. ^ Discipline official website at Nintendo.co.jp