Akira Yamaoka is a games composer and producer who started the games industry career in 1991. Since then, Yamaoka has been working with Climax Studios, Digital Reality, Digital Reality Publishing, and Double Helix Games. Yamaoka started in 1991 as the composer of Smart Ball. Next, Akira Yamaoka worked on Rocket Knight Adventures taking on the role of composer. Later, Yamaoka also was part of the team who developed Ganbare Goemon: Uchū Kaizoku Akogingu published by Konami for PlayStation 3, PlayStation, PS Vita, and PSP. Most recently, Akira Yamaoka was involved in the development of Sine Mora EX.