Seiichi Ishii

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Seiichi Ishii
石井 精

(1967-08-18) 18 August 1967 (age 52)
OccupationVideo game designer

Seiichi Ishii (石井 精一 Ishii Seiichi, born 18 August 1967) is a Japanese game designer. He is best known for the development of fighting games.

Ishii was born in Ichinomiya City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. He was a designer on groundbreaking Sega titles Virtua Racing and Virtua Fighter. Ishii was also a designer and director for the first Tekken game in 1994. He established his own company, DreamFactory Co., Ltd. in November 1995, through Sega Enterprises Ltd. and Namco Ltd., expanding his fighting game pedigree to create titles such as Tobal No. 1, Ehrgeiz, and The Bouncer.

Games developed[edit]

Title Year released Platform Role
Virtua Racing 1992 Sega Model 1 Game Design
Virtua Fighter 1993 Sega Model 1 Coordinator / Game Design
Tekken 1994 Namco System 11, PlayStation Director / Game Design
Tekken 2 1995 Namco System 11 Director / Game Design
Tobal No. 1 1996 PlayStation Director / Game Design
Tobal 2 1997 PlayStation Director / Game Design
Street Fighter EX Plus α 1997 PlayStation Special Thanks
Ehrgeiz: God Bless the Ring 1998 Namco System 12, PlayStation Director / Game Design
The Bouncer 2000 PlayStation 2 Director / Game Design
Kakuto Chojin: Back Alley Brutal 2002 Xbox Game Design
Crimson Tears 2004 PlayStation 2 Scenario, Supervision

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