Universal Entertainment Corporation

Moby ID: 3721

AKA +
  • Aruze Corp. (from 1998-04 to 2009-11)
  • Universal Co., Ltd. (from 1971-10 to 1998-04)
  • Universal Lease Co., Ltd. (from 1969-12 to 1971-10)

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Starting out as a spin-off from Universal Co., Ltd., Aruze is now a major player in the Japanese leisure machine business, specialising in pachislot machines. Part of the Aruze sphere are also companies such as SETA (including its contents division Ikusabune), Nautilus and CyberFront.

Credited on 51 Games from 1978 to 2020

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Yakuza: Like a Dragon (2020 on Windows, Windows Apps, PlayStation 4...)
On'nanoko + Mahjong=☆ ~Super Real Mah-jong~ (2011 on Android)
Super Real Mah-jong ~Go Hōbi-tsuki~ (2011 on Android)
Lady Bug (2006 on Atari 2600)
Shadow Hearts: From the New World (Starter Pack) (2006 on PlayStation 2)
Shadow Hearts: From the New World (2005 on PlayStation 2)
Shadow Hearts: From the New World (Premium Box) (2005 on PlayStation 2)
Super Real Mahjong Dōsōkai (2004 on Game Boy Advance)
Shadow Hearts: Covenant (2004 on PlayStation 2)
Tower & Shaft: Aleck Bordon no Fuyukai na Nakamatachi (2003 on Game Boy Advance, Arcade)
Super Real Mahjong for Mobile (2003 on J2ME, DoJa, BREW)
Kurukuru Fever (2003 on Arcade)
Pachi-Slot Aruze Ōkoku 6 (2001 on PlayStation 2)
Shadow Hearts (2001 on PlayStation 2)
Pachi-Slot Aruze Ōkoku Pocket: e-CUP (2001 on Neo Geo Pocket Color)
Pachi-Slot Aruze Ōkoku Pocket: Dekahel (2001 on Neo Geo Pocket Color)
Pachi-Slot Aruze Ōkoku Pocket: Daihanabi (2000 on Neo Geo Pocket Color)
Pachi-Slot Aruze Ōkoku Pocket: Ohanabi (2000 on Neo Geo Pocket Color)
Pachi-Slot Aruze Ōkoku Pocket: Del Sol 2 (2000 on Neo Geo Pocket Color)
Pachi-Slot Aruze Ōkoku Pocket: Porcano 2 (2000 on Neo Geo Pocket Color)

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History +

1998

Universal Technos buys out Universal Hanbai. The reunited company changes its name to Aruze and is listed on the JASDAQ stock exchange.

1993

Universal Hanbai buys out its mother company.

1979

Universal's development division is spun off as Universal Technos.

1975

Universal Giken changes its name to Universal Hanbai (Universal Sales).

June 1973

Company is incorporated.

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