Falcom, the maker of Ys and the Legend of the Heroes games, develops games for PCs and consoles. They licensed their IP like Trails in the Sky and Sorcerian to Aeria Games who are bringing those titles to smartphones.
Falcom will continue to released packaged game software and Innovation Unit, a subsidiary of Falcom, will leverage the company’s series and tech for new platforms. Innovation Unit will make games for smartphones, tablets, PCs, and other networked devices for Falcom fans. Masao Ishikawa who worked on Grandia while at GameArts and later the Tetris series at G-Mode is leading Innovation Unit.