Established in 1940 in Japan, Sega began as an arcade machine company. In the 1980s, the company expanded into the video game industry with the introduction of the Sega Master System, signaling the commencement of its gaming odyssey.

Sega is celebrated for its array of iconic consoles, such as the Sega Genesis (recognized as the Mega Drive beyond North America), the Sega Saturn, and the Sega Dreamcast. These consoles played a pivotal role in enhancing the diversity and quality of video games.

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Sega introduced the world to iconic characters like Sonic the Hedgehog, who became their mascot. Sonic stands as a testament to Sega's innovation in crafting charismatic characters that have endeared themselves to generations of players.

Sega actively participated in the renowned "Console Wars" with Nintendo in the 1990s, resulting in the creation of some of the most cherished games in history, including "Sonic the Hedgehog" and "Streets of Rage."

Despite encountering challenges in the 1990s and 2000s, Sega continues to wield significant influence in the video game industry. Its enduring legacy is sustained through emulation, reissues, and the unwavering affection of fans.

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