Sega to purchase Atlus?

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That’s right folks, Sega are interested in buying Atlus and gaining the rights to all of their series including the Shin Megami Tensei franchise, much like how they previously brought Platinum Games under their pretty old umbrella.

As you may or may not know, Atlus’s parent company has been a bit of a silly goose when it comes to their finances and has hit some pretty dire straits. As such, Atlus is now up for sale and as Bloomberg reports, Sega is one of twenty companies interested in getting their hands on the company.

It seems that the sale will be finalized by the end of this month with an expected sale price of 20 billion yen, which is about 203 million USD. Sega certainly seems to be the front runner for the acquisition of Atlus but that of course remains to be seen until the news breaks later this month. Maybe if it does all go ahead we can see a Shenmue x Shin Megami Tensei crossover? Or maybe the long awaited sequel to My Disney Kitchen? Only time will tell.

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  • that would be so bad ass

    Whoo that would be so bad ass

    • Yeah it might be a good move. hard to say but lets see what happens. ~MA

  • Shenryoken

    No Sega don’t do it. I’d rather they invested in a new console and bought out ShenMOOEY Three.

    • haha well what if they bought them and if the money is good they could do a new console… win win 😛 ~MA

      • Shenryoken

        You make a good point.

        • thanks .. haha so hopefully in the not too distant future we might see a new SEGA console with Shenmue 3 on it 😛 ~MA

          • Shenryoken

            That would be awesome. Do you know something we don’t?

          • haha no .. we’re just hoping as well 😛 ~MA

          • Shenryoken

            Pity there are a lot of sony pro and microsoft pro people. Sega kicked arse.

          • they could do so again maybe one day 😉 ~MA

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