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Sega Dream Will Take Over Atlus’ Parent Company Index Corporation

By Spencer . September 18, 2013 . 1:23am

It’s official—Sega have acquired Index Corporation, the parent company of Atlus. Sega Dream Corporation, a new subsidiary, has been formed to handle all of Index Corporation’s business operations.

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Report: Sega Sammy Buys Atlus’ Parent Company, Index Holdings [Update]

By Sato . September 17, 2013 . 9:23pm

According to Japanese publication Nikkei, Sega will be acquiring the management of Index’s gaming business through the purchase of 14 billion yen, or roughly $141 million US dollars.

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Stella Deus, Persona Artist And Record Of Lodoss War Writer SRPG, Is A PS2 Classic

By Spencer . September 2, 2013 . 10:17pm

Stella Deus: The Gate of Eternity was one of Atlus’ pre-Persona 3 titles so it didn’t get as much attention even though it had a solid team behind it.

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Persona Director Teases Atlus 25th Anniversary Titles And More

By Sato . August 13, 2013 . 5:30pm

In a recent blog post, Persona team director and producer Katsura Hashino shared a little message of appreciation for fans on the series’ official blog.

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Report: Sega Sammy Interested In Bidding For Atlus’ Parent Company

By Ishaan . August 2, 2013 . 10:40am

Bloomberg Japan is reporting that around 20 companies have expressed interest in bidding for Index Holdings, Atlus’ parent company.

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Atlus’ Parent Company Files For Bankruptcy

By Ishaan . June 27, 2013 . 9:00am

Index Corporation, the company that owns Atlus, has begun civil rehabilitation procedures in Japan. That’s a fancy way of saying that the company is filing for bankruptcy.

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Atlus’ Parent Company Index Holdings Under Investigation For Improper Bookkeeping

By Ishaan . June 12, 2013 . 10:40am

Atlus’ parent company, Index Holdings, is under suspicion of improper accounting.

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Xseed Acquires Atlus Online, Becomes Marvelous USA

By Spencer . May 6, 2013 . 3:56pm

Xseed grew today starting with the acquisition of Atlus Online from Index Digital Media. Atlus Online handles MMORPGs like BattleSpace, Knights of the Sky, Pandora Saga, and Shin Megami Tensei Imagine.

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Atlus’s Parent Company Index Holdings Is In Debt

By Spencer . April 15, 2013 . 5:19pm

While they reached 5.65 billion yen ($58 million) in sales with games like Persona 4 Arena and Persona 4: Golden, Index posted a total loss of 2.263 billion yen ($27 million) for the second quarter of the fiscal year ending on August 31, 2013

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Is Atlus’ P Studio Connected To Persona? [Update]

By Spencer . January 11, 2013 . 4:35pm

A trademark by Index for “P Studio” and a logo was discovered by Siliconera in Japan’s trademark database. Is it connected to Persona?

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Atlus Will Release 4-5 Games Between Now And August 2013, Like Dragon’s Crown

By Spencer . October 23, 2012 . 1:35am

Index Holdings, the parent company of Atlus, announced their plan for the current fiscal year (September 2012 to August 2013) is to focus on expanding fans with high quality games.

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Persona 4 Arena Sales Surpassed Expectations, “Golden” Sales Also Strong

By Spencer . October 19, 2012 . 2:00pm

Index Corporation reported sales numbers for Persona 4: Golden and the PlayStation Vita port sold 260,000 units in Japan since it was released on June 14.

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Former Atlus USA President Is Now XSEED’s President

By Spencer . October 4, 2012 . 3:16pm

Shinichi Suzuki was the President and CEO of Atlus USA from 2004 to 2012. During that time Atlus USA grew the Shin Megami Tensei and Persona series plus picked up a bunch of titles like Baroque, 3D Dot Game Heroes, and Demon’s Souls.

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Eyes On Persona 4 Fashion Glasses

By Spencer . September 15, 2012 . 4:30pm

These accessories, probably handmade by Teddie, are based on the anime series Persona 4 the Animation. Each pair costs 3,150 yen ($40) and will be available in spring 2013.

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Persona Producer Is Focusing On Persona 5

By Spencer . August 8, 2012 . 1:50am

Hashino told Famitsu magazine he’s concentrating on the “next numbered title” right now. Persona 5 is making steady progress and Shigenori Soejima submitted sketches for the game.

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New Post Persona 4 Novel Focuses On Naoto

By Spencer . May 21, 2012 . 11:41pm

Dengeki Bunko is working with the Persona team on a Naoto Shirogane side story, but you’ll see this tale in a bookstore instead of a console game.

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