Shin'en Multimedia

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Shin'en Multimedia
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Founded 1999
Headquarters Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Shin'en Multimedia is a German Independent video game developer. Based in Munich, the company was founded in 1999 by former members of the demoscene group Abyss and is an official third-party developer for Nintendo. Their name is derived from the Japanese word 深淵 (shin'en, "abyss"), as a nod towards their original name.

Music Development

Shin'en created the soundtracks for around 200 video games by other developers, and built the GHX, GAX, DSX, and NAX (which is based on the GAX) handheld audio middleware. These drivers were licensed to various developers.

Audio Personnel

These composers were internally contracted:

These composers were contracted externally:


Shin'en Multimedia's involvement with the following games have been verified via their website. This gameography also lists all the games that credit Shin'en.

Released Title Sample
1999-07-05 JetPak DX (GBC)
1999-11-23 Crazy Zone (GBC)
2000-02-28 Polaris SnoCross (GBC)
2000-05-31 Asterix: Search for Dogmatix (GBC)
2000-06-07 Tomb Raider (GBC)
2000-06-09 Wacky Races (GBC)
2000-06-27 Test Drive Le Mans (GBC)
2000-08-31 Spider-Man (GBC)
2000-09-08 Fix & Foxi: Lupo (GBC)
2000-10-20 Pro Darts (GBC)
2000-10-31 The Wild Thornberrys: Rambler (GBC)
2000-11-01 Barbie: Magic Genie Adventure (GBC)
2000-11-09 Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX (GBC)
2000-11-10 SuperCross Freestyle (GBC)
2000-11-28 NBA Jam 2001 (GBC)
2000-12-01 Hoyle Card Games (GBC)
2000-12-22 Jimmy White's Cueball (GBC)
2000-12-22 Power Spike Pro Beach Volleyball (GBC)
2000-12-?? NASCAR Heat (GBC)
2001-01-10 Käpt'n Blaubär: Die verrückte Schatzsuche (GBC)
2001-01-30 Blue's Clues: Blue's Alphabet Book (GBC)
2001-01-?? Rescue Heroes: Fire Frenzy (GBC)
2001-03-05 SpongeBob SquarePants: Legend of the Lost Spatula (GBC)
2001-05-18 Spider-Man 2: The Sinister Six (GBC)
2001-06-11 Earthworm Jim (GBA)
2001-06-11 Iridion 3D (GBA)
2001-06-11 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 (GBA)
2001-07-27 Tomb Raider: Curse of the Sword (GBC)
2001-08-03 Prince Naseem Boxing (GBC)
2001-08-13 Fortress (GBA)
2001-08-28 Tang Tang (GBA)
2001-09-02 F-14 Tomcat (GBA)
2001-09-18 Spider-Man: Mysterio's Menace (GBA)
2001-09-19 Caesars Palace Advance: Millennium Gold Edition (GBA)
2001-09-24 Power Rangers: Time Force (GBA)
2001-09-26 Dexter's Laboratory: Deesaster Strikes! (GBA)
2001-10-31 Kelly Club: Clubhouse Fun (GBC)
2001-11-16 The Powerpuff Girls: Mojo Jojo A-Go-Go (GBA)
2001-11-21 Jackie Chan Adventures: Legend of the Dark Hand (GBA)
2001-11-23 Planet of the Apes (GBA)
2001-11-23 Planet of the Apes (GBC)
2001-12-01 M&M's Blast! (GBA)
2001-12-05 Mortal Kombat Advance (GBA)
2001-12-14 European Super League (GBA)
2002-01-19 Salt Lake 2002 (GBA)
2002-01-22 Dark Arena (GBA)
2002-02-21 NBA Jam 2002 (GBA)
2002-02-26 Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure (GBA)
2002-03-01 An American Tail: Fievel's Gold Rush (GBA)
2002-03-01 Mike Tyson Boxing (GBA)
2002-03-15 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 (GBA)
2002-03-19 Ice Age (GBA)
2002-03-27 Maya the Bee: The Great Adventure (GBA)
2002-03-29 FILA Decathlon (GBA)
2002-05-28 Frogger Advance: The Great Quest (GBA)
2002-07-05 NGT: Next Generation Tennis (GBA)
2002-07-12 CT Special Forces (GBA)
2002-08-05 Spy Kids Challenger (GBA)
2002-08-30 Pinky and The Brain: The Master Plan (GBA)
2002-09-12 SpongeBob SquarePants: Revenge of the Flying Dutchman (GBA)
2002-09-11 Comix Zone (GBA)
2002-10-23 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 (GBA)
2002-10-29 The Powerpuff Girls: Him and Seek (GBA)
2002-10-31 Disney's Treasure Planet (GBA)
2002-11-01 Santa Claus Jr. Advance (GBA)
2002-12-18 F1 2002 (GBA)
2002-12-20 Jazz Jackrabbit (GBA)
2002-??-?? Downforce (GBA)
2003-01-07 Crash Bandicoot 2: N-Tranced (GBA)
2003-03-21 Bruce Lee: Return of the Legend (GBA)
2003-04-15 X2: Wolverine's Revenge (GBA)
2003-05-09 Finding Nemo (GBA)
2003-05-12 Iridion II (GBA)
2003-06-23 Jet Grind Radio (GBA)
2003-07-09 CT Special Forces: Back to Hell (GBA)
2003-07-25 Top Gear Rally (GBA)
2003-08-11 Monster Truck Madness (GBA)
2003-09-03 Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure (GBA)
2003-09-10 Scooby-Doo! Mystery Mayhem (GBA)
2003-09-15 Road Rash: Jailbreak (GBA)
2003-09-30 Disney's The Lion King 1½ (GBA)
2003-10-27 Tony Hawk's Underground (GBA)
2003-10-28 Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup (GBA)
2003-10-31 SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom (GBA)
2003-11-04 Disney's Brother Bear (GBA)
2003-11-11 Corvette (GBA)
2003-11-11 Crash Nitro Kart (GBA)
2003-11-11 Crash Party USA (GBA)
2003-11-11 SSX 3 (GBA)
2003-11-28 CT Special Forces: Back to Hell (PS1)
2004-02-10 Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance (GBA)
2004-04-02 Disney's Home on the Range (GBA)
2004-04-28 Shrek 2 (GBA)
2004-04-?? CT Special Forces: Bioterror (GBA)
2004-05-?? CT Special Forces: Bioterror (PS1)
2004-05-?? Spider-Man vs Doc Ock (J2ME)
2004-06-01 Crash Bandicoot Purple: Ripto's Rampage (GBA)
2004-06-01 Spyro Orange: The Cortex Conspiracy (GBA)
2004-06-01 Spyro Party USA (GBA)
2004-06-07 Mighty Beanz: Pocket Puzzles (GBA)
2004-06-30 Crash Nitro Kart (NGAG)
2004-07-20 Catwoman (GBA)
2004-08-26 Crash Bandicoot Bakusou! Nitro Kart (GBA) (クラッシュ・バンディクー 爆走!ニトロカート)
2004-09-09 kill.switch (GBA)
2004-09-12 Barbie as The Princess and The Pauper (GBA)
2004-09-13 The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron Boy Genius: Attack of the Twonkies (GBA)
2004-09-15 Disney's Kim Possible 2: Drakken's Demise (GBA)
2004-09-24 Action Man: Robot Atak (GBA)
2004-09-29 Shark Tale (GBA)
2004-10-04 Tony Hawk's Underground 2 (GBA)
2004-10-12 That's So Raven (GBA)
2004-10-18 Disney's Lizzie McGuire 2: Lizzie Diaries (GBA)
2004-10-27 Shrek 2: Beg for Mercy! (GBA)
2004-10-27 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (GBA)
2004-11-02 Codename: Kids Next Door: Operation S.O.D.A. (GBA)
2004-11-02 The Polar Express (GBA)
2004-11-16 Golden Nugget Casino (GBA)
2004-11-16 Super Hornet F-A-18F (GBA)
2004-11-21 Spider-Man 2 (NDS)
2004-12-07 Ping Pals (NDS)
2004-??-?? Rivet (J2ME)
2005-03-18 Maya the Bee: Sweet Gold (GBA)
2005-04-26 Dr. Seuss' The Cat In The Hat: NewKidCo (GBA)
2005-05-24 Madagascar (GBA)
2005-05-24 Madagascar (NDS)
2005-06-15 Batman Begins (GBA)
2005-06-21 Herbie: Fully Loaded (GBA)
2005-07-19 Nanostray (NDS)
2005-08-13 Bibi Blocksberg: Der Magische Hexenkreis (GBA)
2005-08-16 Sigma Star Saga (GBA)
2005-08-21 Disney's Kim Possible 3: Team Possible (GBA)
2005-08-21 That's So Raven 2: Supernatural Style (GBA)
2005-09-05 Barbie and The Magic of Pegasus (GBA)
2005-09-12 Scooby-Doo! Unmasked (GBA)
2005-09-19 Tak: The Great Juju Challenge (GBA)
2005-09-22 Ultimate Spider-Man (GBA)
2005-10-09 everGirl (GBA)
2005-10-11 Teen Titans (GBA)
2005-10-18 Disney's Chicken Little (GBA)
2005-10-18 Scooby-Doo! Unmasked (NDS)
2005-10-18 Tony Hawk's American Sk8land (GBA)
2005-10-19 SpongeBob SquarePants: Lights, Camera, Pants! (GBA)
2005-10-25 Kong: King of Atlantis (GBA)
2005-10-28 Madagascar: Operation Penguin (GBA)
2005-10-31 Ed, Edd n Eddy: The Mis-Edventures (GBA)
2005-10-?? Looney Tunes: Double Pack (GBA)
2005-11-03 Ford Racing 3 (GBA)
2005-11-07 SpongeBob SquarePants: The Yellow Avenger (NDS)
2005-11-08 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (GBA/NDS)
2005-11-09 Disney's Kim Possible: Kimmunicator (NDS)
2005-11-14 Payload (NGAG)
2005-11-29 Burnout: Legends (NDS)
2005-12-07 Ford Racing 3 (NDS)
2005-12-08 James Pond: Codename RoboCod (NDS)
2005-12-31 Spider-Man: Mysterio's Menace (digiBlast)
2005-12-31 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 (digiBlast)
2005-12-31 X2: Wolverine's Revenge (digiBlast)
2006-03-06 SpongeBob SquarePants: The Yellow Avenger (PSP)
2006-03-29 Top Spin 2 (GBA)
2006-04-11 Cabbage Patch Kids: The Patch Puppy Rescue (GBA)
2006-05-09 Over the Hedge (GBA)
2006-05-09 Over the Hedge (NDS)
2006-05-11 Die Wilden Fussball Kerle: Entscheidung im Teufelstopf (GBA)
2006-05-16 X-Men: The Official Game (GBA)
2006-05-30 Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends: Harvest Time Hop and Fly (NDS)
2006-07-18 Monster House (GBA)
2006-07-18 Monster House (NDS)
2006-07-24 The Ant Bully (GBA)
2006-08-11 Bibi und Tina: Ferien auf dem Martinshof (GBA)
2006-08-18 Trick Star (GBA)
2006-09-19 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody: Tipton Trouble (NDS)
2006-10-02 Unfabulous (GBA)
2006-10-10 Over the Hedge: Hammy Goes Nuts! (GBA)
2006-10-12 Disney's American Dragon Jake Long: Attack of the Dark Dragon (NDS)
2006-10-12 Disney's American Dragon Jake Long: Rise of the Huntsclan! (GBA)
2006-10-16 SpongeBob SquarePants: Creature From The Krusty Krab (GBA)
2006-10-17 Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends (GBA)
2006-10-17 Justice League Heroes: The Flash (GBA)
2006-10-18 SpongeBob SquarePants: Creature From The Krusty Krab (NDS)
2006-10-24 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody: Tipton Caper (GBA)
2006-10-23 Teen Titans 2: The Brotherhood's Revenge (GBA)
2006-10-30 Barbie in The 12 Dancing Princesses (GBA)
2006-11-01 Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam (GBA)
2006-11-06 Camp Lazlo: Leaky Lake Games (GBA)
2006-11-07 The Sims 2: Pets (GBA)
2006-11-14 Happy Feet (GBA)
2006-11-14 Happy Feet (NDS)
2006-11-14 Rayman Raving Rabbids (GBA)
2007-02-13 Ghost Rider (GBA)
2007-02-19 Die Wilden Fussball Kerle: Gefahr im Wilde Kerle Land (GBA)
2007-03-09 Garfield's Nightmare (NDS)
2007-03-13 Drake & Josh (GBA)
2007-05-04 Spider-Man 3 (GBA)
2007-05-15 Shrek the Third (GBA)
2007-06-08 Anno 1701: Dawn of Discovery (NDS)
2007-06-14 Pet Alien: An Intergalactic Puzzlepalooza (NDS)
2007-10-29 Cars Mater-National Championship (NDS)
2007-11-09 Strawberry Shortcake: The Four Seasons Cake (NDS)
2007-11-12 Cars Mater-National Championship (GBA)
2007-11-15 Enchanted: Once Upon Andalasia (GBA)
2007-12-17 MX vs. ATV Untamed (NDS)
2008-03-11 Nanostray 2 (NDS)
2008-04-29 Toy Shop (NDS)
2008-10-28 Zenses: Ocean (NDS)
2008-10-28 Zenses: Rainforest (NDS)
2008-12-22 Fun! Fun! Minigolf (WII)
2009-10-27 Barbie and The Three Musketeers (W32)
2009-11-03 Barbie and The Three Musketeers (NDS)
2009-11-03 Barbie and The Three Musketeers (WII)
2010-03-26 Art of Balance (WII)
2010-06-28 Jett Rocket (WII)
2010-09-01 Zenses: Zen Garden (NDS)
2011-05-27 FAST - Racing League (WII)
2011-09-29 Aliens: Infestation (NDS)
2011-12-05 Nano Assault (3DS)
2012-11-18 Nano Assault Neo (WIIU)
2013-03-07 Nano Assault EX (3DS)
2013-11-13 Jett Rocket II: The Wrath of Taikai (3DS)
2014-10-29 Nano Assault NEO-X (PS4)
2015-12-10 Fast Racing Neo (WIIU)
2017-03-03 Fast RMX (SW)
2019-11-21 The Touryst (SW)
2022-12-20 The Punchuin (SW)
Unreleased Rinkapink (GBC)
Unreleased Iridion (GBC)
Unreleased Turrican (GBC)
Unreleased Re-Volt (GBC)
Unreleased Urudium DX (GBC)
Unreleased Tyrannosaurus Tex (GBC)
Unreleased AMF Bowling (GBC)
Unreleased VR Sports Powerboat Racing (GBC)
Unreleased Carnivalé (GBC)
Unreleased Sea-Doo Hydrocross (GBC)
Unreleased Aero The Acro-Bat (GBA) (Prototype)
Unreleased Shin'en GBA Racer (GBA)
Unreleased Haribo (GBA)
Unreleased Anaka (NDS) Music?
Unreleased Aerial Aces (GBA)
Unreleased A Boy and his Blob: Jelly's Cosmic Adventure (GBA)
Unreleased The Flintstones: Dino to the Rescue (GBA)
Unreleased M&M's: Lost in Time (GBA)
Unreleased Jelly Belly (GBA)
Unreleased? Scaler (GBA)
Unreleased Shaun Palmer's Pro Snowboarder 2 (GBA)
Unreleased Superstar Tennis (GBA)
Unreleased 100 Bullets: D3 Publisher (GBA)