SEGA Games Co., Ltd. develops, produces, and sells amusement machines. The company also develops and operates amusement centers. SEGA Games Co., Ltd. also develops and sells game software. The company was formerly known as SEGA Corporation and changed its name to SEGA Games Co., Ltd. in April 2015. The company was founded in 1940 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. SEGA Games Co., Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Sega Sammy Holdings Inc.
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SEGA Corporation Announces Authorization of Business Restructuring Plan Submitted by Sega Corporation under the Industrial Competitiveness Enhancement Act
Mar 26 15
On March 26, 2015, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) authorized a business restructuring plan submitted by Sega Corporation, pursuant to Article 24, paragraph (1) of the Industrial Competitiveness Enhancement Act. According to the plan, the company will conduct a part of the structural reform initiatives across its group companies, which have been undertaken by Sega Sammy Holdings Inc., the wholly-owning parent company of Sega Corporation, and, as such effort, reorganize the entertainment contents business of the company into a new corporate entity, which will be led by Sega Holdings, a newly established intermediate holding company. Through conducting efforts in the plan, the company will prepare a business framework under which the reorganized group companies will swiftly address the changes in market environments as well as customers' needs by industry, shift the human resources in charge of development into growth fields, and introduce new marketing approaches. By doing so, the company will endeavor to advance the efforts for improving its earnings ratios. METI examined the business restructuring plan submitted by Sega Corporation, pursuant to Article 24, paragraph (1) of the Industrial Competitiveness Enhancement Act, concluded that the company satisfied the requirements specified by said Act as an entrepreneur who is to carry out business restructuring defined by Article 2, paragraph (11) of said Act, and authorized the plan. The implementation period is April 2015 to March 2016.
SEGA of America Announces Downsizing and Relocating from San Francisco to Southern California
Jan 31 15
SEGA of America is downsizing and relocating from San Francisco to Southern California. This move was crucial to keep SEGA operations moving forward throughout North America and to provide millions of fans a strong pipeline of content across gaming, TV, merchandising, and more. In addition, approximately 300 employees are being offered voluntary retirement.
Nintendo Seals Exclusive Partnership with Sega Corporation on Upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog Games
May 17 13
Sega Corporation's Sonic the Hedgehog franchise will be exclusive to Nintendo's Wii U home console and Nintendo 3DS portable system. Nintendo Global President Satoru Iwata announced the details of a new partnership with SEGA during a new Nintendo Direct video announcement on May 17, 2013. Sonic Lost World is a new action platforming game, and more information about it will be announced before the E3 2013 video game trade show begins on June 11, 2013.