Japan’s Internet reacts to Sega’s departure from the electronics business

After 56 years, Sega’s video game history is coming to an end. In the fall of 2020, Sega sold down 85% of its video game business to Tokyo-based Genda. Now, the company has sold off its remaining shares, and Genda removing Sega name from the dome.

Instead, Genda will use the name “Gigo”, which Sega also used before iconic Ikebukuro location.

This will be a big change to the visual landscape in places like Tokyo’s Akihabara! But what do online people in Japan think? Below are comments from popular bulletin boards 2ch and 5ch.

“This destructive method is slow but sure.”

“What about Club Sega?”

“What about Joypolis?”

“But Sega has Sonic, so…”

“It’s like Sonic has been absorbed into the Mario family.”

“Gigo is a name everyone remembers.”

“I guess the domes will disappear.”

“Leaving video game management and stopping video games is completely different.”

“That’s because the crane game is a cheat.”

“Nintendo: Games for Children
Sony: Games for gamers
Sega: A game for scoundrels.
No wonder they refused. laugh out loud”

“Are they going to partner with Microsoft and do something?”

“Thirty years ago, they were at the forefront.”

“Do they continue to make games for video games?”

“They just have Yakuza and Puyo Puyo. ”

“I played a lot of coin-operated games.”

“After they sold last year and kept only the name, it was too late. This is the same way Hudson disappeared.”

“And Sega World is like a dream.”

“Because of covid-19, video games and pachinko bakeries are the only segments in video games that are losers.”

“And why Taito is still alive, no one knows.”

“Dreamcast was amazing.”

“The four pillars of Sega are the Yakuza, Takuya Kimura, Persona, and Hatsune Miku.”

“Is the Sega worth anything if it doesn’t do arcade games? That is now a topic of conversation. ”

“Segata Sanshiro, help!”

“For Sega, what business is profitable now? Pachinko? ”

“Aside from the Yakuza, I have no interest, and so I want them to release another one after a year. I don’t know why, but every time they release one, I buy it. ”

“So Club Sega will disappear? Back in those days, Michael Jackson was really into it…”

“Well, it’s time.”

“Sega is Sonic’s company, right?”

“Sega is already broken. And come to think of it, there was a time when they competed with the PlayStation.”

“Let’s see when they merge with Bandai Namco.”

“Sega is back to being great for the day.”

“No matter how you look at it, it’s inevitable that arcs are made.”

“Mobilize the delinquents!”

“I only pay for games that I can play at home or on my smartphone.”

“Release one Judgement with Takuya Kimura. ”

“There’s no reason to go to the dome now.”

“Where do I get my Hatsune Miku figure?” (Sega has had such accolades in the crane game.)

“Sega, bring back Yu Suzuki!”

“This is really the end.”

https://kotaku.com/sega-arcade-business-leaving-tokyo-japan-internet-react-1848458479 Japan’s Internet reacts to Sega’s departure from the electronics business

James Brien

James Brien is a 24ssports U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. James Brien joined 24ssports in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: jamesbrien@24ssports.com.

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