Got info on Koei?
Koei logo
Full name: Koei Co. Ltd.
Established: 1978

Founded in 1978, KOEI is one of Japan's leading developers/publishers. The company entered the western market in 1988 when it established its US subsidiary, KOEI Corporation, before expanding in Asia with the establishment of two development studios in mainland China, Tianjin KOEI in 1989 and Beijing KOEI in 1992.

In the west, KOEI is best known for its Romance of the Three Kingdoms and Dynasty Warriors series'.

Software Highlights from Credited Titles

Koei's first work that SPOnG is aware of is the 1989 title, "Nobunaga's Ambition" (NES).

The company has been involved titles released on the PS4, PC, PSVita, Wii, PS3, Xbox 360, DS/DSi, PS2, PSP, Xbox, GameCube, GBA, PlayStation, N64, SNES, 3DO, NEC PC Engine and NES. Of these, "Dynasty Warriors 5: Empires" (Xbox 360) has been a best selling title.

The company's most recent involvement was on the 2016 release "Romance Of The Three Kingdoms XIII" (PS4).

Know something we don't? Let us know! If you work for Koei, register now to manage this listing.

Related Editorials

Champion Jockey Preview

Director Yasumasa Koshikari on Koei's new horse racing sim

18 Aug 2011

Nintendo 3DS: Five of the Best Feature

What launch titles should you look forward to?

21 Jan 2011

Bladestorm: Akihiro Suzuki Interview

07 Nov 2007

Samurai Warriors Katana: Hisashi Koinuma Interview

History is funk(y)!

06 Nov 2007

Opoona Developers Q&A

All Star Challenge!

31 May 2007

Dynasty Warriors 5: Empires (PS2) Review

Strategy plus Action equals Fun-squared

20 Jul 2006

Samurai Warriors: State of War (PSP) Review

Japanese Handheld History Lesson

04 Apr 2006

<< Return to company