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Sega Corporation (株式会社セガ Kabushiki gaisha Sega?), pronounced sæ'ɡə (US/Canada/UK) or si'ɡə (Australia/New Zealand) usually styled as SEGA, is a multinational video game software developer and an arcade software and hardware development company headquartered in Ōta, Tokyo, Japan, with various offices around the world. Sega previously developed and manufactured its own brand of home video game consoles from 1983 to 2001, but a restructure was announced on January 31, 2001 that ceased continued production of its existing home console, effectively exiting the company from the home console business. While arcade development would continue unchanged, the restructure shifted the focus of the company's home video game software development to consoles developed by various third-party manufacturers.

Sega's head offices, as well as the main office of its domestic division, Sega Corporation (Spartata), are located in Ōta, Tokyo, Japan. Sega's European division, Sega Europe Ltd., is headquartered in the Brentford area of London in the United Kingdom. Sega's North American division, Sega of America Inc., is headquartered in San Francisco; having moved there from Redwood City, California in 1999. Sega Australia is headquartered in Sydney, and Sega Publishing Korea is headquartered in Jongno, Seoul, Korea.

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Crazy Taxi is a series of video games, developed by Hitmaker and published by Sega, first released to arcades in 1999. The success of the arcade version prompted Sega to release the game on their Dreamcast console in 2000. It was the fourth best-selling game on that system, selling over a million copies. The game was later ported to the PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube and PC with sequels also appearing on Xbox and Game Boy Advance systems.

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  • The Quartermasters (70's)
  • The Arcade Experts. (early 80's)
  • The challenge will always be there. (c. 1987, Master System)
  • Now, there are no limits. (c. 1986-1987, Master System)
  • Welcome To The Next Level. (c. 1992-1994, Genesis, Sega CD, Game Gear)
  • Genesis does what Nintendon't. (c. 1989-1991, Genesis)
  • The "SEGA!!! scream". (c. 1992-1997, Genesis, Saturn, probably others)
  • Do me a favour, plug me into a Sega (talking TV).
  • To be this good takes AGES, To be this good takes SEGA.
  • Segata Sanshiro (c. 1997-1998, Saturn, Japan)
  • Hot hits today! Hot hits on the way! (c. 1988, Master System)
  • Major fun and games! (c. 1988-1989, Master System)
  • Sega, c'est plus fort que toi ! ('Sega, it's stronger than you!', cult French TV slogan, early 90's)
  • It's Thinking. (promotion for Dreamcast)
  • Up to 6 billion players. (Early Dreamcast tagline)
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Toshihiro Nagoshi is a video game producer and designer for Sega. Nagoshi is in charge of Sega's New Entertainment R&D #1 studio. Nagoshi headed Sega AM4/Amusement Vision before NE R&D #1 was formed. He is best known as the producer and director of the Super Monkey Ball series, excluding Super Monkey Ball Adventure. His credits also include Virtua Striker, Daytona USA, and Spikeout.

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