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Seven Blazing Weeks of Sega

The following is a translation of a round table discussion between some of Sega’s greatest developers of the early 1990s: Yu Suzuki, Yoichi Miyaji, Hiroyuki Takahashi, Masato Maegawa, and Koichi Nagata. This was published in the Oct. 8, 1993 issue of Famitsu and was the last in a seven-week series of features on Sega games.

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Michael Jackson Visits Sega in Japan, December 1992

The following is a translation of a short article in Sega’s staff newsletter, published in February 1993, about Michael Jackson’s visit to Sega’s headquarters in Tokyo in December 1992. The article featured several photos that have never before been seen publicly of Michael meeting with Sega’s leadership. Enjoy! Michael Jackson,…

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The Story of the Hitachi SH-2 and the Sega Saturn

(This is a re-post of a post on Sega-16.) The following is a translation of the final part in a six-part series of articles on the development of the Hitachi SH microcontroller. The article originally appeared in the September 22, 1997 issue of Nikkei Electronics magazine and was subsequently posted…

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Hideki Sato Discussing the Sega Saturn

(This is a re-post of a post on Sega-16.) Recently, an interview was conducted with Hideki Sato on his life and his time at Sega as part of an oral history research project documenting the game industry in Japan. The interview transcription is over 150 pages long. If you don’t…

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