Sega CS1

From West Elmira Computers Museum
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Sega CS1
TypeDivision of Sega
FoundedSeptember 1998 (as Sega AM11)
May 1999 (as Sega Software R&D 4)
April 21, 2000 (as Amusement Vision)
April 1, 2005 (as NE R&D Dept.)
May 1, 2008 (as Sega CS1)
HeadquartersTokyo, Japan
Key peopleToshihiro Nagoshi, manager
IndustryVideo games
Websitehttp://www.sega.com/

Sega CS1 is a development division of Sega that began in September 1998 as Sega Amusement Machine Research and Development Department #11.

History

Sega Amusement Machine Research and Development Department #11, commonly referred to as Sega AM #11 or Sega 11, was formed in September 1998.

Sega AM11 was closed in 1999, and in May 1999, it became Sega Software Research & Development Department 4, commonly referred to as Sega Software R&D Dept. 4.

Sega Software R&D Dept. 4 was closed in 2000, and on April 21, 2000, it became Amusement Vision.

Amuseument Vision was closed in 2005, and on April 1, 2005, it became New Entertainment Research & Development Department, commonly referred to as New Entertainment R&D Dept. or NE R&D Dept.

In 2008, New Entertainment R&D Dept. was closed, and on May 1, 2008, it became Sega CS1.

Divisions within Sega CS1

The development team that developed the Yakuza series founded a production team, Ryū ga Gotoku Studio, on August 31, 2011, which operates within Sega CS1

Video games developed by New Entertainment Research & Development Department

Title System Release Added to museum Notes
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz Wii
Windows
2006
2019
Wii: February 3, 2022
Windows: February 7, 2022
The Sega CS1 subsidiary, Ryū ga Gotoku Studio, developed a high definition version in 2019.
Like a Dragon Kenzan! PS3 2008 PS3: October 26, 2018 Released in Asia only. WEC Museum owns the Japanese version.

Sega CS1 video games owned by WEC Museum

Title System Release Added to museum Notes
Yakuza 3 PS3
PS4
Windows
2009
2019
2021
PS3: October 26, 2018
PS4: August 21, 2019
Windows: September 1, 2021
The Sega CS1 subsidiary, Ryū ga Gotoku Studio, developed a high definition version in 2019.
Yakuza 4 PS3
PS4
2010
2019
PS3: October 26, 2018
PS4: August 21, 2019
The Sega CS1 subsidiary, Ryū ga Gotoku Studio, developed a high definition version in 2019.
Yakuza: Dead Souls PS3 2011 PS3: August 6, 2020