Sega AM3

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Fast facts on Sega AM3
Founded: 1990
Defunct: 2000-04-21
Merged into: Hitmaker
Headquarters: Japan

Sega Amusement Machine Research and Development Department #3, (Sega AM R&D Dept. #3) was a division within Sega of Japan. It was formally established in April 1993, due to an internal reorganization of the arcade development sectionMedia:DCM_JP_20000922_2000-30.pdf[1], and existed primarily to create arcade (or "amusement") games.

During its existence, this division was commonly referred to as Sega AM3, being the "third" of several R&D divisions within Sega's Japanese operations. From May 1993 onwards, Hisao Oguchi acted as AM3's general managerMedia:IR EN 2003-05-19.pdf[2].

AM3 existed for most of the 1990s until May 1999 when it became Sega Software R&D Dept. 3Media:DCM_JP_19991119_1999-36.pdf[3].


Former members

Softography (arcade)

Softography (consumer)

Sega Saturn


Magazine articles

Main article: Sega AM3/Magazine articles.

External links


  1. File:DCM_JP_20000922_2000-30.pdf, page 93
  2. File:IR EN 2003-05-19.pdf, page 2
  3. File:DCM_JP_19991119_1999-36.pdf, page 15
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CSK Sega Sammy Holdings
Sega Enterprises, Ltd. Sega Corporation Sega Games & Interactive
R&D #1 Sega AM1 WOW Entertainment Sega WOW Sega AM1
Sega AM2
Sega AM11 R&D #4 Amusement Vision New Entertainment Sega CS1
Ryu ga Gotoku Studio
DigitalRex AM Plus
Sega AM3 Hitmaker Sega AM3
AM Annex R&D #5 Sega Rosso
Sega AM4 Sega Mechatronics Product R&D
N. Pro. R&D
Sega AM5 Mirai R&D Family Entertainment
Sega AM6
Sega R&D2 Sega CS Sega CS1 R&D #6 Smilebit Sega Sports Design
Team Andromeda
PC Software PC Network Department Online R&D
Sega CS2 R&D #7 Overworks GE2 Sega CS3
Sonic Team
R&D #9 United Game Artists
Sega Digital Studio Wave Master Wave Master (label)
Mobile Content R&D Sega Networks