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Type Subsidiary of Sega
Founded April 7, 1986 (Atlus Co., Ltd.)
September 5, 2013 (Sega Dream Corp.)
November 2013 (Index Corporation)
April 1, 2014 (Atlus Co., Ltd.
spun-off from Index Corporation)
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Key people Akira Nomoto, president
Industry Video games
Products Video games
Employees 270

Atlus Co., Ltd. (株式会社アトラス) is a video game developer that is a subsidiary of Sega.


Atlus was founded as Atlus Co., Ltd. on April 7, 1996, as a developer of video games for other companies.

Index Holdings acquired Atlus in November 2006, and it operated under Index until it was dissolved in October 2010.

Aquisition by Sega

On September 5, 2013, Sega formed the shell corporation Sega Dream Corporation with the sole intention of purchasing the assets of Index Holdings.

In November 2013, Sega Dream Corporation was renamed Index Corporation.

On April 1, 2014, the information and communications portions of Index Corporation were spun off into a new corporation which retained the title Index Corporation, while the remaining corporation was renamed Atlus Co., Ltd.

Atlus games owned by WEC Museum

Title Year System Notes
Bashi Bazook: Morphoid Masher 1987 NES The NES version is on the Retro-Bit Generations owned by the WEC Museum.
Gotcha! The Sport! 1990 NES The WEC Museum owns the NES version.
Revelations: Persona 1996 PS1 The PS1 version is on the PlayStation Classic owned by the WEC Museum.