Video games have evoleved throughout the years and have made incredible strides in the advancement of modern technology. Games are already dominating the global market because in 2016, the revenue of the industry had already generated over $91 billion and will likely keep increasing throughout the years to come. Gaming has also been able to employ millions of people throughout the world, and is a young but ever expanding industry.
The industry has given so much to its fans and has inspired millions to never give up on their dreams. It has also recently been recognized globally for its competitive gaming with the prominent rise of E-Sports where gamers from all around the world gather in events and compete for the fame, money, and especially the bragging rights to call themselves the best. So let's take a look at those Japanese video game companies that have helped develop the industry and lead it to where it is now.
A company that is a multinational video game developer and publisher that even developed home consoles from 1983 till 2001. After suffering from financial losses after the development of their final home console, the Dreamcast, the company went through a restructuring phase. Despite the losses, Sega is still the world's most prolific producer of arcade games since 1981. Sega also owns the intellectual property rights to one of the most iconic characters ever which is Sonic the Hedgehog. One of Sega's subsidiary companies is Atlus Co., Ltd. who are famed for the Persona and Shin Megami Tensei series.