Tatsuya Nishimura

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Tatsuya Nishimura
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Local 西村達也 (にしむら たつや)
Born
Birth Place Shizuoka, Japan
Nationality Japanese   Japan.svg
Aliases Tatsuya, あにぃ (Anyi), ANE, T."ANIE".N, God of Soul, Music Lover

Tatsuya Nishimura was a Japanese composer and sound creator. Barely anything is known about him besides the companies he worked for. His name first appeared in games developed by Tose near the end of their NES development, with his first known title being Bases Loaded 3. Then he was later credited in games developed by Capcom. Because he worked for Tose, a company which didn't believe in giving credit to their staff members, any games that he composed for them that he was lucky enough to get credit in, he had to use an alias. According to Mitsuhiko Takano, he left Tose in 1993. After he left Tose, his music for Bases Loaded 3 was later used in Bases Loaded 4. Tatsuya was mainly credited for creating sound effects, but also wrote the soundtracks for some of the games he worked on. Because of his alias in Bases Loaded 3 and his quotation in Bases Loaded 4, it seems that his music was heavily influenced by funk and soul music, though his music shows elements of rock and roll as well. Recently, Tatsuya has been credited in games developed by Square Enix for Quality Assurance.

Music Development

NES

Tatsuya used the NES sound driver at TOSE. The music was written in assembly on a Family Basic. However, Tatsuya probably sequenced his music prior to writing it first.

SNES

Tatsuya used the in-house music software at TOSE, Kankichi-kun and TACOS.

It is unknown how he created music at Capcom, but according to Yasuaki Fujita, he provided all of the sound effects and instruments.

Gameography

Released Title Sample
1990-07-27 Bases Loaded 3 (NES) (燃えプロ!’90:感動編)
1991-05-17 Super Bases Loaded (SNES) (スーパープロフェッショナルベースボール)
1991-12-21 SD Gundam Gaiden: Knight Gundam Monogatari: Ooinaru Isan (SFC) (SDガンダム外伝 ナイトガンダム物語 大いなる遺産)
1992-01-?? Legends of the Diamond: The Baseball Championship Game (NES)
1992-06-10 Street Fighter II (SNES) (ストリートファイターII)
1992-08-07 Super Buster Bros. (SNES) (Super Pang)
1992-11-20 The Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse (SNES) (ミッキーのマジカルアドベンチャー)
1993-04-?? Bases Loaded 4 (NES) (燃えプロ! 最強編)
1993-04-03 Breath of Fire (SNES) (ブレスオブファイア~竜の戦士~) Sound Effect
1993-05-22 Final Fight 2 (SNES) (ファイナル・ファイト2) Sound Effect
1993-06-12 Street Fighter II: Champion Edition (PCE) (ストリートファイターII'PULS) Sound Effect Design
1993-07-?? Goof Troop (SNES) (グーフィーとマックス 海賊島の大冒険)
1993-07-11 Street Fighter II Turbo (SNES) (ストリートファイターII TURBO)
1993-09-27 Street Fighter II': Special Champion Edition (GEN) Sound Design
1993-11-?? Aladdin (SNES) (アラジン) Sound Effect
1993-11-19 Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon (PC98) Composer?/Arranger?
1994-03-18 Eye of the Beholder (SNES) (アイ・オブ・ザ・ビホルダー)
1995-03-24 Mega Man 7 (SNES) (ロックマン7 宿命の対決!)
1997-??-?? Street Fighter II (SMS) Sound Effect
1998-02-26 Suchie-Pai Adventure: Doki Doki Nightmare (SAT) (スーチーパイアドベンチャー ドキドキナイトメア)
1998-04-09 Suchie-Pai Adventure: Doki Doki Nightmare (PS1)
2000-06-10 Bikkuriman 2000 Charging Card GB (GBC) (ビックリマン2000 チャージングカードGB)
2002-06-06 Raging Blades (PS2) (レイジングブレス: 降魔黙示録) Sound Effects & Coordinate
Unreleased UForce Power Games (NES)

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