Kobayashi has directed several blockbuster games for Capcom, including various titles of the Resident Evil and Sengoku Basara franchises. He also assisted with the production of Resident Evil: Degeneration.
Role in the Devil May Cry series
Kobayashi produced the first Devil May Cry game. He returned to the series as the producer of the next generation title Devil May Cry 4. He also supervised Devil May Cry: The Animated Series and the stage play Devil May Cry: The Live Hacker alongisde Hideaki Itsuno.