Tango Gameworks

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Tango Gameworks is a Japan-based video game development company located in Tokyo, Japan. It was founded on March 1, 2010, by Shinji Mikami, the creator of the Resident Evil series. Tango Gameworks is a division of ZeniMax Asia.

Shinji Makami is know as a world renowned game designer with games like Devil May Cry,Phoenix Ace attorney and the Resident evil series up his sleeve.

History

Tango Gameworks was formally opened on March 1, 2010, by Shinji Mikami, the creator of the Resident Evil series. At the time, the studio had only had 13 employees, but it was reported in 2012 that the studio had 65 employees. Mikami hopes to have around 100 designers in total.

On October 28, 2010, it was announced that Tango Gameworks had been acquired by ZeniMax Media Inc ., parent company of game publisher Bethesda Softworks.

On April 25, 2012, Tango Gameworks announced its first project codenamed “Zwei" and will return Mikami to the survival-horror genre.

Staff

Tango Gameworks features employees from Grasshopper Manufacture, Platinum Games, and Capcom. After Game Republic shut down in 2011, Tango hired many of its employees.