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Takashi Nishiyama is a Japanese game director, producer, and video game designer. He is credited for having created the Street Fighter, Fatal Fury and Art of Fighting series. He joined SNK in 1988 after he had finished directing the first Street Fighter game with Hiroshi Matsumoto. He then left SNK to form the development company Dimps with several SNK staff, including Matsumoto joining him. He is sometimes credited as "Piston Takashi" or "T. Nishiyama".

Capcom Games

SNK Games

  • Ghost Pilots - executive director
  • Neo Turf Masters - "boss"; executive director
  • Super Sidekicks (series)/The Ultimate 11 - SNK Football Championship - executive producer
  • Fatal Fury (series) - (III~Real Bout 2: producer)
  • Art of Fighting (series) - producer
  • The King of Fighters series ('94~'99: producer)
  • Shinsetsu Samurai Spirits: Bushidou Retsuden - executive producer
  • Samurai Shodown: Warriors Rage - executive producer
  • Metal Slug (series)/Metal Slug series (2, X: producer)
  • Savage Reign series - producer
  • Art of Fighting (anime) - special thanks to
  • Fatal Fury: Legend of the Hungry Wolf - special thanks to
  • Fatal Fury 2: The New Battle - special thanks to
  • Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture - executive producer

Alternative Title(s): Nishiyama Takashi