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Developer Jay Geertsen, Sega
Publisher Sega
Platforms See below
Released 1989-present
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Columns is a Japanese video game series.

It was originally by Jay Geertsen at Hewlett Packard for the open-source X11 windowing system in 1989.

Sega purchased the game in 1990 and ported it for the arcade market and its various video game consoles.

The original version of Columns was also licensed from Sega to Telenet Japan for the PC Engine and to SystemSoft for the PC8800 and PC-9800 series of computers.

Video games

Title Developer Release System Added to museum Notes
Columns Jay Geertsen
Sega R&D1
1989 Arcade September 14, 2021
Columns II: The Voyage Through Time Sega R&D1 1990 Arcade September 14, 2021
Columns III: Revenge of Columns Sega CS 1993 Genesis September 13, 2021
Stack Columns Sega AM1 1994 Arcade September 13, 2021
Super Columns Sega CS 1995 Game Gear October 31, 2020