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Has SEGA's Return As A Powerhouse In The Industry Begun?

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SEGA's parent company SEGA SAMMY has just acquired game developer Atlus' parent company Index Corporation for ¥14,000,000,000 which is around $141,000,000. Control of Atlus will transfer to SEGA in November and it is unclear if SEGA will be restructuring Atlus or if they will keep the company as it is now.

Index Corporation had filed for civil rehabilitation which is similar to bankruptcy in June and decided to sell their assets in August to prevent further losses. We'll let you know more when new information becomes available!

Are you happy with this acquisition or would you have preferred another company to acquire Atlus' parent company? Let us know in our comments!

Source: IGN

Special thanks go to visicalc for tweeting this news to us on Twitter!

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visicalc
Hmm SEGA were responsible for some really good titles in the past but they also made a lot of silly mistakes too, I'm really undecided. :-(
Rena Ryuugu Fanboy
I hope SEGA doesn't dismantle the company, the games that Atlus develops are really good.
Anonymous
@visicalc wrote:Hmm SEGA were responsible for some really good titles in the past but they also made a lot of silly mistakes too, I'm really undecided. :-(
I feel the same way, but at least Sonic Lost World looks very fun! I love you
Staroceancrazy
Too bad Nintendo didn't acquire Atlus. Sad
Akatsuki
I just pray that Atlas isn't absorbed by SEGA.
Amufungal
I like Sonic, but based on SEGA's recent track record for the rest of their games I do not think that this is a good thing for Atlus fans Sad
Talesfanatic
I'm a little worried about this acquisition to be honest. Neutral
RoboYoshi
I think almost everyone is a little worried. Neutral
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