Sega CS1

From West Elmira Computers Museum
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Sega CS1
Type Division of Sega
Founded September 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)
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Key people Toshihiro Nagoshi, manager
Industry Video games
Products
Employees
Website http://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 Like a Dragon series founded a production team, Ryū ga Gotoku Studio, on August 31, 2011, which operates within Sega CS1.

Video games developed by Amusement Vision

Title System Release Added to museum Notes
Super Monkey Ball PS4 2001 PS4: September 19, 2022 The Sega CS1 subsidiary, Ryū ga Gotoku Studio, developed a high definition remake in 2021.
Super Monkey Ball 2 PS4 2002 PS4: September 19, 2022 The Sega CS1 subsidiary, Ryū ga Gotoku Studio, developed a high definition remake in 2021.
Super Monkey Ball Deluxe PS4 2005 PS4: September 19, 2022 The Sega CS1 subsidiary, Ryū ga Gotoku Studio, developed a high definition remake in 2021.

Video games developed by New Entertainment Research & Development

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