Immediately marks 59 years for the reason that gaming firm first often called Service Video games – later SEGA – opened their doorways and started offering gaming leisure to the world. To mark the occasion, the official Sega Japan and lots of of Sega’s arcade location Twitter accounts have been busy celebrating. That has both been marked with chili canine (Sonic the Hedgehog’s favourite meals) or the place Sega arcade staff spell out SEGA with their our bodies. Right here’s the higher trying a kind of I’ve discovered:
ハイテクセガ新居浜店もお祝いいたします💝#セガ設立59周年 #セガのお店 pic.twitter.com/9efDd2ewuU
— ハイテクセガ新居浜 (@SEGA_niihama) June three, 2019
The corporate additionally posted this video to YouTube to have a good time, which incorporates loads of love for arcade machines:
As we’ve mentioned prior to now, Sega didn’t begin off as a house console gaming firm, however an out-of-home leisure supplier, first with merchandising and jukebox machines, then quickly after that, electromechanical arcade video games that would offer an alternative choice to pinball machines for numerous places. A few of these video games had been fairly fascinating and had been the main target I wrote about for Sega’s 55th anniversary.
Sega has additionally put collectively a 59th anniversary web page in Japanese, the place it showcases quite a lot of Sega objects, together with one (presumably the primary?) of their early machines, the Sega 1000 Star jukebox. For his or her newest arcade title, that may be ATV Slam, and naturally they’re all the time engaged on the following factor. I’d anticipate to see what it’s at IAAPA 2019.
With so many video games launched over time, it makes for a broad query to ask: “What’s your favourite Sega sport?” So, what’s it? And what do you hope to see them do over the following yr?
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I am a lifelong fan of video video games and I’ve been working my very own arcade, The Recreation Grid Arcade in West Valley Metropolis, Utah since 2008.