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Sega splits Index Corporation, Atlus debuts new logo

In February we reported on a plan by Sega to split its newly acquired Index Corporation into a business wing and a wing focused on developing games. Today, that division is official. As of this morning, the old Index Corporation no longer exists. In its place stand two divisions of Sega: Atlus,...

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Sega: 'No plans to undertake' Index projects, IPs available to Atlus

Sega Sammy's recent acquisition of Atlus' parent company, Index Corporation, left fans concerned that the business transaction would result in fewer Atlus RPGs making it overseas or Sega meddling with their projects. Thankfully, Famitsu magazine's interview with Sega Sammy COO Naoya Tsurumi...

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Report: Sega to purchase Atlus' parent company for 14 billion yen [update: confirmed]

Following reports of Sega bidding on Atlus parent Index Holdings, parent company of Atlus, Japanese media company Nikkei has reported that Sega Sammy will purchase Index Holdings for 14 billion yen ($141.6 million). The deal is to be concluded in November. Sega rattled its cup at the grave of...

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Report: Sega bidding on Atlus parent company

Sega is among about 20 companies bidding on Index, parent company of Atlus (Shin Megami Tensei, Persona), reports Bloomberg (translated by Siliconera). The bidding for Index has reportedly gone as high as 20 billion yen ($203.3 million), and the company could be sold by the end of the month. ...

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Dragon's Crown ships 300K across first week in Japan

Dragon's Crown scaled to heights of 300,000 shipments in its first week at retail, a welcome boost for publisher Atlus amid the financial struggles of its parent company. Those figures are restricted to Japanese shipments (including download purchases), and could rise dramatically after Tuesday,...

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Atlus parent company selling operations, publishing plans are 'unaffected'

Atlus parent company Index is preparing to sell off its subsidiary operations after recently filing for Japan's equivalent of bankruptcy protection, Bloomberg reports. Atlus USA's day-to-day operations are, for the moment, unaffected by Index's financial woes, so those of you looking forward to...

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Atlus parent company registers Persona 5 domain

Index Corporation, the parent company of Persona series developer Atlus, registered the domain "persona5.jp" on June 25. Before throwing your hands up in glee, take a breath and look at the big picture: Index doesn't own "persona4.jp," "persona3.jp" or other similar constructions, and snagging a...

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Atlus' parent company Index files for 'civil rehabilitation'

Index Corporation, parent company of Shin Megami Tensei and Persona publisher Atlus, is petitioning for "civil rehabilitation proceedings," a form of bankruptcy protection under Japanese law. As part of its petition, as of May, the company has ¥24.5 billion ($249 million) in total...

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Sega signs distro deal with Atlus parent company Index Holdings

Index Holdings, parent company of developer and publisher Atlus, is looking to take advantage of Sega's significantly larger distribution network in Japan, announcing intentions to partner with the Japanese publisher for future distribution. The deal kicks off in April 2012 and will see games...

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Catherine moves 500K copies worldwide

Relationship-infused puzzler Catherine has definitely shipped (and maybe sold) 500,000 copies globally, according to financial results published by Atlus parent company Index. Andriasang also points out strong brand performance by Atlus' Persona series during its latest fiscal year, ended August...

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