Taito Corporation(JP) is a video game developer and publisher. Taito was purchased by Square Enix in 2005, and prior to this was owned by Kyocera.


Taito was established by Ukrainian-Jewish businessman Michael Kogan on August 24, 1953 as Taito Trading Company, Ltd.(JP). Taito initially started distributing vending machines, though would eventually start to create a multitude of video games such as Space Invaders, Elevator Action, Qix and Bubble Bobble. Their first game for a Nintendo system was Space Invaders, which was released in 1985. While they are owned by Square Enix, their games are still published by themselves in Japan.

List of games

The following are a list of games that have been released on Nintendo consoles and handhelds.