Yuke's Co. Ltd
(YUKE's Future Media Creators
) is a video game developer
company based in Osaka
, established on February 26
. There are currently 85 employees in the company, and the current CEO
is Yukinori Taniguchi
The company is best known for their development of the WWE SmackDown! game series (known as Exciting Pro Wrestling in Japan). Other games they have made include WWE Day of Reckoning, Evil Zone, EOE: Eve of Extinction, Sword of the Berserk: Guts' Rage, Berserk Millennium Falcon Arc ~Seimasenki no Sho~, Soukaigi, Rumble Roses, The Incredibles: Rise of the Underminer and the D1 Grand Prix series which they also sponsor.
Recently, the company developed and published Neves, a puzzle game for the Nintendo DS.
Yuke's also owns 54% of New Japan Pro Wrestling, one of the top wrestling promotions in Japan, and is their DVD production house.