Tue, May 08, 2012 | 14:34 BST
Tecmo Koei acquires Atelier developer, Ninja Gaiden 3 ships 630,000 units worldwide
Tecmo Koei has released its year end financial results, reporting an increase in both earnings and sales thanks to strong performances from Ninja Gaiden 3, Musou Orochi 2, Sengoku Musou 3 Empires and Winning Post 7 2012, as well as royalties from Namco’s One Piece Pirate Musou and Nintendo’s Pokemon + Nobunaga’s Ambition.
For the year ending on March 31, 2012, the firm reported revenues of ¥35.5 billion ($443.8 million), which is up 10.7% year-over-year. Profits came in at ¥4.6 billion ($57.5 million), which is up 69.3% over the the prior year.
The firm also mentioned that Ninja Gaiden 3 shipped 630,000 units worldwide and that it had acquired Atelier developer Gust, which it hopes will bolster its online and mobile sectors.