List of Sega video game franchises

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This is a list of video game franchises by Sega or a subsidiary of the company. All series spanning multiple games are listed here. Games that were developed and published by third parties but released on Sega consoles are not listed here. Almost all of these titles and series have been published by Sega with the exception of a couple of franchises in which Sega was the developer. In the case of a franchise in which there are multiple games but no series article exists, the first game in the series is the main article and is linked to this list.

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Among the franchises listed here are franchises now owned by 2K Sports, as those franchises were originally published by Sega until Sega sold the rights to the franchises in 2005. [1] In the case of these games, the latest release date given for the franchise shall be that of the last game in which Sega was involved in its publishing.

Also included in the franchise list is Total War . While this series did not begin with Sega as either a developer or a publisher, Sega did publish later games in the series. In 2016, Sega acquired the intellectual properties of Technosoft.

Franchises

FranchiseMain developerGenreFirst releaseLatest release
After Burner Sega AM2 Combat flight simulator, rail shooter 19872010
Alex Kidd Overworks Platformer, adventure 19862021
Altered Beast Overworks Beat 'em up 19882005
Bayonetta PlatinumGames Action, hack and slash 20092020
Beyond Oasis Ancient Action role-playing game, action-adventure 19941996
Blazing Heroes Sega Tactical role-playing game 19951996
Bug! Realtime Associates Platform game 19951996
Border Break Sega Third-person shooter, action 20092018
Clockwork Knight Sega Platform game 19941995
Columns Sega Puzzle 19901997
Condemned Monolith Productions Action game 20052008
Crazy Taxi Hitmaker Racing game, action game 19992007
Daytona USA Sega AM2, Amusement Vision Racing game 19932017
Derby Owners Club Hitmaker Horse racing 20002002
Dinosaur King Sega Trading card game 20052007
Doki Doki Penguin Land Sega Puzzle game 19871991
Dragon Force Sega Real-time strategy, tactical role-playing game 19961998
Dynamite Cop Wow Entertainment Beat 'em up 19961998
Ecco the Dolphin Appaloosa Interactive Action-adventure game 19922001
Eternal Champions Sega Fighting game 19931995
Fantasy Zone Sega Shoot 'em up 19862014
Fighting Vipers Sega AM2 Fighting game 19952001
Football Manager Sports Interactive Sports game, business simulation 20042019
Full Auto Pseudo Interactive Racing game 20062007
Ghost Squad Sega AM2 Rail shooter, light gun shooter 20042012
Golden Axe Sega Hack and slash, beat 'em up 19892008
Gunstar Heroes Treasure Co. Ltd Run & gun shooter 19932005
GALiLEO FACTORY Medal game Sega 20082013
Hang-On Sega AM2 Racing game 19851995
Headhunter Amuze Action-adventure game 20022004
Head-On Sega Action game 19792005
Hero Bank Sega Role-playing video game 20142014
House of the Dead Wow Entertainment Rail shooter, light gun shooter 19962018
Jet Set Radio Smilebit Action game, platform game 20002012
Last Bronx Hitmaker Fighting game 19962006
Let's Go Sega AM3 Rail shooter, Educational game 20062015
Love and Berry Sega Collectible card game 20042006
Monaco GP Sega, Gremlin Industries Racing game 19791992
Mushiking: King of the Beetles Sega Collectible card game 20032015
NiGHTS Sonic Team Action-adventure, action game 19962007
Out Run Sega AM2, Sumo Digital Racing game 19862014
Panzer Dragoon Team Andromeda, Smilebit Rail shooter, third-person shooter 19952020
Phantasy Star Sega, Overworks, Sonic Team Role-playing game, massively multiplayer online role-playing game 19872014
Rent-A-Hero Sega Role-playing video game, action role-playing game 19912000
Rez United Game Artists, Q Entertainment Rail shooter 20012008
Sakura Wars Sega Tactical role-playing game, visual novel, dating sim 19962019
Sangokushi Taisen Sega Real-time strategy, collectible card game 20052010
Scud Race Amusement Vision Racing game 19961997
Seaman Vivarium Inc., Jellyvision Simulation 19992007
Sega All-Stars Sonic Team, Sumo Digital Party, sports game 20042012
Sega Bass Fishing Wow Entertainment, SIMS Co., Ltd. Fishing, Sports game 19982008
Sega Worldwide Soccer Sega, Silicon Dreams Studio Sports game 19952000
Shenmue Sega AM2 Action-adventure, life simulation, social simulation 19992019
Shining Climax Entertainment, Amusement Vision, Camelot Software Planning, Neverland Co. Role-playing game, tactical role-playing game, action role-playing game 19912014
Shinobi Sega, Overworks Action game, hack and slash, platformer 19872011
Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic Team Action game, Platformer, Action-adventure 19912017
Space Channel 5 United Game Artists Music video game, rhythm game 19992020
Space Harrier Sega AM2 Rail shooter, third-person shooter 19852019
Spikeout Sega, Dimps Beat 'em up 19972005
Starhorse Sega Horse racing, racing 20002019
Streets of Rage Sega, Overworks Beat 'em up 19912020
Super Monkey Ball Amusement Vision, Realism Ltd, Sega, Marvelous AQL, Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio Party, platformer 20012019
Tempo Red Company Action 19951998
Thunder Blade Sega Rail shooter, third-person shooter, action 19871988
The Conduit High Voltage Software First-person shooter 20092011
Valkyria Overworks Tactical role-playing game, turn-based strategy 20082018
Vectorman BlueSky Software Platform game 19951996
Virtua Cop Sega AM2 Rail shooter, light gun shooter 19942002
Virtua Fighter Sega AM2 Fighting game 19932012
Virtua Striker Sega AM2, Amusement Vision Sports game 19942006
Virtua Tennis Hitmaker Sports game 19992011
Virtual On Hitmaker, Sega Third-person shooter, action 19952003
Yakuza Sega, Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio Action-adventure, action role-playing game, beat 'em up 20052020
Zaxxon Sega Isometric shooter, shoot 'em up 19821995

Acquired

Franchise or gameMain developerGenreFirst releaseLatest releaseAcquisition date
Company of Heroes Relic Entertainment Real-time strategy 200620132013
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Relic Entertainment Real-time strategy 200420172013
Herzog Technosoft Real-time strategy, Real-time tactics, Tactical shooter, Real-time strategy, MOBA 198819902016
Megami Tensei Atlus Role-playing game 198720202014
Persona Atlus Role-playing game, social simulation 199620202014
Puyo Puyo Compile/Sonic Team Puzzle 199120181998
Thunder Force Technosoft Side scrolling shoot-em-up 198320082016
Total War The Creative Assembly Strategy, turn-based strategy, real-time tactics 200020192005

Licensed properties

Franchise or gameMain developerGenreFirst releaseLatest release
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Sega Rhythm game 20092020
Hatsune Miku and Future Stars: Project Mirai Sega Rhythm game 20122015
Initial D Arcade Stage Sega Rosso Racing game 20012017
Joe Montana Football Sega Sports game 19911994
Pro Soccer Club o Tsukurou! Sega Sports game 19962018
Pro Striker Sega Sports game 19931995
Sega GT Wow Entertainment Racing game 20002003
Sega Rally Sega Rosso, Hitmaker Racing game 19952008
Sega Touring Car Championship Sega AM3 Racing 19961998
World Club Champion Football Sega Sports game 20022019
World Series Baseball BlueSky Software, Visual Concepts Sports game 19942003
Mario & Sonic Sega Sports R&D Sports game 20072019

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References

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