GAMKIN, is a small Indie studio formed by Square-Enix, Capcom and SEGA veterans, as well as talented young creators. Established at the end of 2013, and dedicated to creating new forms of entertainment by combining their game development expertise with other media. Besides working on games, GAMKIN also works on interactive children’s television in Japan, and collaborating with local game schools and text publishers to help bring up a next generation of game developers.
Our first in-house game X-Tactics, pronounced “Cross-Tactics”, takes place in a world, something like our own, where top-secret government agencies and secret societies, maintain the world order.
X-Tactics, is an Episodic Tactical RPG, which blends tactical and fighting game mechanics for a fresh take on the genre; and also offers an online collaborative urban exploration sandbox experience to players, by leveraging GPS and other real world data streams.
Our team has long track record of working on MMOs, Online Games and Social Games, so we occasionally provide tailored Solutions to partners when it involves connecting games with the real world in novel and interesting ways . If you have an interesting challenge feel free to contact us.
Television and Animation
We work on weekly segments for children TV with one of the biggest public broadcasters in Japan. Our work involves combining television, with digital live entertainment, involving game mechanics. Or to use a buzz word, TV Gamification, as some may call it. We prefer to think of it as a form of Interactive TV.
Our members work with, and give game development lectures at Vocational Game Schools here in Japan. We are also
Also our CTO Robert Gould with the help of our team released an entry-level game developer book, in Japanese, about making a strategy game from the ground up.
VR, Wearables & Robotics
Although we’re still just starting out in the field, we’re always looking for ways to bring novel entertainment and for new mediums. For that reason we’re actively seeking talent interested in VR, Wearables and Robotics, so if your also interested in trying something new may be we can work together!
Talk Together, Create Together, Play Together, Learn Together. 仲間と好きなことを語って、作って、遊んで、学んで。