"Yukes" redirects here. For the Canadian rugby player, see Colin Yukes
Yuke's Co. Ltd (Also known as YUKE's Future Media Creators) is a video game company based in Osaka, Japan. It was established on February 26, 1993 by Yukinori Taniguchi A Japan Native
The company is best known for their development of the WWE SmackDown! game series (known as Exciting Pro Wrestling in Japan). Other games they have made include WWE Day of Reckoning, Evil Zone, EOE: Eve of Extinction, Sword of the Berserk: Guts' Rage, Berserk Millennium Falcon Arc: Chapter of the Holy Demon War, Soukaigi, Rumble Roses, The Incredibles: Rise of the Underminer, UFC 2009 Undisputed, and the D1 Grand Prix series (which they also sponsor).
Recently, the company developed and published Neves, a puzzle game for the Nintendo DS.
From 2005 to 2012, Yuke's also owned 54% of New Japan Pro Wrestling, the top professional wrestling promotion in Japan. It was also their DVD production house.