Atlus

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  • Atlus Co., Ltd. (from 1986-04-07 to 2010-09-30)

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Atlus is a game brand currently owned by Atlus Co., Ltd. under SEGA. It was originally a game company founded in 1986. During 2010 to 2013, it was a game brand owned by Index Corporation.

Atlus Co., Ltd. was founded in April 1986 in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. Their best-known creation is the Megami Tensei series, one of the largest role-playing franchises in history. The company's mascot is Jack Frost, a popular recurrent demon character from the series. While Megaten has never been as popular as many of its contemporaries, its games are often well received by fans and critics alike, with Shin Megami Tensei often considered a landmark of the series. Besides Megami Tensei, Atlus is also known for their Trauma Center series and several stand-alone games in various genres.

On October 1st, 2010, Atlus Co., Ltd. was merged into its parent company Index Holdings Corporation, which was renamed "Index Corporation" two months later. The name "Atlus" was continued as a game brand. However, following the bankruptcy of Index Corporation, all employees and properties of Atlus were took over by SEGA Dream Corporation, which was renamed to "Index Corporation" at the same time, on December 1st, 2013. The new Index Corporation was renamed to Atlus Co., Ltd. on April 1st, 2014, marking the revival of Atlus as an independent company.

Credited on 181 Games from 1986 to 2023

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Etrian Odyssey HD (2023 on Nintendo Switch, Windows)
Etrian Odyssey II HD (2023 on Nintendo Switch, Windows)
Etrian Odyssey III HD (2023 on Nintendo Switch, Windows)
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (2019 on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch)
Dragon's Crown (2013 on PlayStation 3, PS Vita)
R.I.P.D.: Rest in Peace Department - The Game (2013 on Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3)
Shin Megami Tensei IV (Limited Edition) (2013 on Nintendo 3DS)
Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl (2013 on Nintendo 3DS)
Shin Megami Tensei IV (2013 on Nintendo 3DS)
Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan (2012 on Nintendo 3DS)
Persona 4 Golden (2012 on Windows, PS Vita, PlayStation 4...)
Persona 4: Arena (2012 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Arcade)
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor - Overclocked (2011 on Nintendo 3DS)
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 (2011 on Nintendo DS)
Catherine (2011 on Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3...)
Gloria Union: Twin Fates in Blue Ocean (2011 on Nintendo Switch, iPhone, PSP...)
Gungnir (2011 on PSP, PS Vita)
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 2 - Innocent Sin (2011 on PSP, PS Vita)
Radiant Historia (2010 on Nintendo DS)
Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga (2010 on Windows, Xbox 360, OnLive)

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April 7, 1986

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