Akira Yamaoka is a games composer and producer. Yamaoka has been working with Sony Interactive Entertainment, Electronic Arts, THQ Nordic and Konami Digital Entertainment. Yamaoka's first published game was Smart Ball released in 1991. After that, Akira Yamaoka took part as the composer of Rocket Knight Adventures. Later, Yamaoka also was part of the team who developed RiME published by Grey Box for PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. Most recently, Akira Yamaoka was involved in the development of The Medium.