Takahisa Taura is a games director and designer. Taura has been working with NVIDIA Lightspeed Studios, Konami Digital Entertainment, Platinum Games and 8-4. Taura's first game was MadWorld published by SEGA for Wii in 2009. Then, Takahisa Taura went on to work on Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance as the designer. Later, Taura also was part of the team who developed NieR:Automata published by Square Enix for PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. Most lately, Takahisa Taura worked on Astral Chain.