From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agetec
Agetec ("Ascii Game Entertainment TEChnology") is a US based video game publishing company that is best known for bringing Japanese titles to the US, including their flagship series Armored Core, and the King's Field RPG series, as well as their "designer series" of RPG Maker and Fighter Maker. Agetec publishes games for the PlayStation, PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable as well as for the Nintendo DS. Agetec has also brought to the US a number of other unique PS2 titles such as Magic Pengel and Cookie & Cream and their best selling fishing titles Bass Landing (PS1) and Fisherman's Bass Club, plus Disaster Report and its sequel, Raw Danger (PS2). Most recently they have developed Cookie & Cream for the Nintendo DS with From Software and published it in the US.
Based in Sunnyvale, California.