Masato Kato is a games writer, director, artist and designer who started the games industry career in 1900. Since then, Kato has been working with Sony Interactive Entertainment, Square Enix, Koei Tecmo and Square. Kato's first game was Crystal War published by TongFang HongKong for PC. Then, Masato Kato went on to work on Ninja Gaiden (1988) as the artist. Later, Kato also was part of the team who developed The Legend of Legacy published by Inc. for Nintendo 3DS. Most lately, Masato Kato worked on Frozen Flame. Currently, Kato is developing Ninja Gaiden Trilogy. The release date is yet to be announced.