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Sega AM1

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Fast facts on Sega AM1
Founded: 1986
Defunct: 2000
Merged into: WOW Entertainment
Headquarters: Japan

Sega Amusement Machine Research and Development Department 1, or Sega AM1 is the first arcade division within Sega. It was established in 1992. In 1999, AM1 was renamed to Sega Software R&D Dept. #1.Media:DCM_JP_19991119_1999-36.pdf[1]Media:DCM_JP_20000825_2000-28.pdf[2] In 2000, WOW Entertainment was spun off from the division.

After the intergration back into Sega as AM1, the studio released the successful Sangokushi Taisen, which is possibly the studio's most successful arcade game. Following the dissolvence of AM3, AM1 gained several hit franchises and development assets from AM3, such as the WCCF franchise. Currently AM1 is the biggest arcade division within Sega, with its own internet presence as R&D1.

Arcade

System 16

System 18

System C

System C-2

System 24

  • Quiz Ghost Hunter (1994)
    • Quiz Magical Brain (1996)
    • Quiz Mekurumeku Story (1993)
    • Quiz My Homework (1991)
    • Quiz Rouka ni Tattenasai (1996)
  • Tokoro San no MahMahjan (1992)
    • Tokoro San no MahMahjan 2 (1994)

Sega H1 Board

System 32

Sega Titan Video

Sega Model 1

Sega Model 2A CRX

Sega Model 2B CRX

Sega Model 2C CRX

Sega Model 3 Step 1.0

Sega Model 3 Step 2.0

Sega Model 3 Step 2.1

NAOMI

Hikaru

Sega Aurora

Chihiro

Lindbergh

RingEdge

RingWide

RingEdge 2

Nu

  • Chunithm (2015)
  • Urunai Collection Torotte (2014)
  • Wonderland Wars (2015)

Unqiue/Unknown

Consumer

Saturn

Dreamcast

Nintendo DS

Wii

PlayStation 3

iOS

External links

References

  1. File:DCM_JP_19991119_1999-36.pdf, page 15
  2. File:DCM_JP_20000825_2000-28.pdf, page 93
Sega Development Studios
Japan Production and Engineering Department 1965-1984
Japan R&D; 1984-1990
Team Shinobi, Sega AM2
Japan, 1990 - 1999
Amusement Machine R&D Consumer R&D
Sega AM1 | Sega AM2 | Sega AM3 | Sega AM4 | Sega AM5 | Sega AM6 | Sega AM11 formed in 1995 | AM Annex/AM12 formed in 1998 Sega CS1 (Team Andromeda | Team Aquila | Team Ara) | Sega CS2 | Sega CS3 (Sonic Team) | Sega CS4 | PC Software R&D | Digital Media Unit
Japan; 1999-2004
R&D1 (WOW Entertainment/Sega WOW) | R&D2 (Sega AM2) | R&D3 (Hitmaker) | R&D4 (Amusement Vision) | R&D5 (Sega Rosso) | R&D6 (Smilebit) | R&D7 (Overworks) | R&D8 (Sonic Team) | R&D9 (United Game Artists) | Sega Digital Media (Wave Master) | Sega Mechatronics | Sega Mirai R&D | Digital Rex
Japan, 2004 - 2008
Amusement Machine R&D Consumer R&D
Sega AM1 | Sega AM2 | Sega AM3 | Sega AM Product | Sega AM Plus | Family Entertainment R&D Sega GE1 (Sonic Team) | Sega GE2 | Sega GE3 | Sega NE | Sports Design R&D | Mobile R&D
Japan, 2008 - current
Amusement Machine R&D Consumer R&D
Sega AM1 | Sega AM2 | Sega AM Product | Mobile R&D formed 2010 (Sega Networks) | N. Pro. R&D formed 2013 Sega CS1 (Ryu ga Gotoku Studio) | Sega CS2 (Sonic Team) | Sega CS3 (Online R&D formed 2010) | Mobile R&D (Sega Networks)
North America
Three Rings Design | Relic Entertainment | Demiurge Studios

Defunct: Gremlin Industries/Sega Electronics | Sega Technical Institute | Sega Midwest Studio | Sega Interactive | SegaSoft | Sonic Team USA/Sega Studios USA

Europe
The Creative Assembly | Sports Interactive | Hardlight | Amplitude Studios

Defunct: No Cliché | Sega Racing Studio

Asia
Sega Studios China formed 2002