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This is a list of development studios owned by Sega, a multinational videogame developer and publisher based out of Tokyo, Japan.

Sega
Privately held, subsidiary
IndustryComputer and video games
Key people
Yuji Naka, Rikiya Nakagawa, Noriyoshi Oba, Hisao Oguchi, Yu Suzuki, Toshihiro Nagoshi,
ProductsVideo games
ParentSega
Websitesega
sega.jp

Contents

1983–1990

Arcade development division

Department Headed By Notable Titles
Sega R&D1[1] Rikiya Nakagawa, Makoto Uchida
Sega R&D2[2] Yu Suzuki

Consumer development division

Department Headed By Titles
Sega CD[3] Mamoru Shigeta, Minoru Kanari

1990–1999

Arcade development division

Department Members From Headed By Titles
Sega AM1[4][5] Sega R&D1 Rikiya Nakagawa
Sega AM2[2][5] Sega R&D2 Yu Suzuki
Sega AM3[7][5] New Hisao Oguchi
Sega AM4 R&D New Toshihiro Nagoshi
Sega AM5 R&D New Tetsuya Mizuguchi

Consumer development division

Department Members From Headed By Titles
Sega CS Sega CD Makoto Oshitani
Sega CS1/AM6 R&D[9][5] Sega CS Noriyoshi Oba
Sega CS2/AM7 R&D[9][5] Sega CS Noriyoshi Oba
Sonic Team (CS3/AM8 R&D)[9][5] Sega CS Yuji Naka

1999–2003

Studio list

Department Members From Headed By Titles
WOW Entertainment[10] Sega AM1 R&D Rikiya Nakagawa
Sega AM2[10] Same as before Yu Suzuki
Hitmaker[10] Sega AM3 R&D Mie Kumagai
Amusement Vision[10] Sega AM4 R&D Toshihiro Nagoshi
Sega Rosso[10] Sega AM5 R&D Kenji Sasaki
Smilebit[10] Sega AM6 R&D Shun Arai
Overworks[10] Sega AM7 R&D Noriyoshi Oba
Sonic Team[10] Same as before Yuji Naka
Sonic Team USA Sonic Team Takashi Iizuka
United Game Artists[10] AM5 + AM6 + AM8 Tetsuya Mizuguchi
Wave Master[10] New Studio Yukifimi Makino

2003-2004

Studio list

Department Members From Headed By Titles
Sega WOW WOW Entertainment + Overworks Rikiya Nakagawa
Sega AM2 Same as before Yu Suzuki
Hitmaker Same as before + Sega Rosso Mie Kumagai
Amusement Vision same as before Toshihiro Nagoshi
Smilebit same as before Shun Arai
Sonic Team Same as before + United Game Artists Yuji Naka
Sonic Team USA same as before Takashi Iizuka

2004–2009

Global Entertainment division

Department Members From Headed by Titles
GE1 R&D[25][26][27] Sonic Team Akinori Nishiyama, Takao Miyoshi
GE2 R&D[28][29] Sega WOW Akira Nishino
Sega Studio USA Sonic Team USA Takashi Iizuka

New Entertainment division

Department Members From Headed by Titles
NE R&D[30][31] Amusement Vision + Smilebit Toshihiro Nagoshi
Sports R&D[32][33] Amusement Vision + Smilebit Takaya Segawa

Arcade development division

Department Members From Headed by Titles
Sega AM1[34][35] Sega WOW Yasuhiro Nishiyama
Sega AM2 Sega-AM2 Hiroshi Kataoka
Sega AM3[40][41] Hitmaker Mie Kumagai
Family Entertainment R&D[44] New Studio Hiroshi Uemera

2009–present

Consumer development division

Department Members From Headed by Titles
Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio (also known as CS1 R&D)[45][46][47] NE R&D + Sports R&D Toshihiro Nagoshi
Sonic Team (also known as CS2 R&D)[48][49][50][51][52][53][54][55] GE1 R&D + Sega Studio USA + Sports R&D Takashi Iizuka, Osamu Ohashi
CS3 R&D[56]Official interview, mentions division[57][58] GE2 R&D Akira Nishino
Online R&D[59] GE1 R&D Takaya Segawa

Arcade development division

Department Members From Headed by Titles
Sega AM1[59] AM1 + AM3 Yasuhiro Nishiyama
Sega AM2 AM2 + AM3 Hiroshi Kataoka

Mobile development division

Department Headed by Year of purchase/founding Titles
Sega Networks [65] Sega of Japan 2012
[71]
Hardlight Studio Sega Europe 2012
Demiurge Studios Sega of America 2015
Ignited Artists Sega of America 2014

Acquired/founded studios

Department Division Year of purchase/founding Notable titles
Sega Technical Institute Sega of America 1990 (Dissolved)
SegaSoft Sega of America 1995 (Dissolved)
Visual Concepts Sega of America 1999 (Sold to Take Two Interactive)
No Cliché Sega Europe 1999 (Dissolved)
Sega Studios Australia Sega Europe 2006 (Dissolved)
Creative Assembly Sega Europe 2005
Sports Interactive Sega Europe 2006
Three Rings Design Sega of America 2011
Relic Entertainment Sega of America 2013
Atlus Sega Holdings 2013
Amplitude Studios Sega Europe 2016

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