Atlus being absorbed, though its name shall remain

6:34 PM on 08.30.2010 // Josh Tolentino

Now, now. It's not as bad as it sounds. Atlus, everyone's favorite Catherine developer/publisher, isn't being dismantled or shut down, but rather being merged into its parent company, Index Holdings, which purchased Atlus back in 2006.

The move is designed to increase efficiency and allow for better use of group resources. Besides Atlus, Index Holdings are also the masters of Index, a mobile game development outfit (connection to Persona 3 Social?), and anime studio MADHOUSE, who made Highschool of the Dead, Death Note, and like a billion other shows.

Representatives said that for the time being games will be continue to be released under the Atlus brand. That's good since, as an Atlus fanboy, I've been conditioned to open my wallet whenever I see its logo. 


 BLOG A RESPONSE



Josh Tolentino // Managing Editor
 Follow Blog + disclosure unangbangkay Tips
Josh is Japanator's News Editor, and contributes to Destructoid as well. Despite not owning a hat, he insists on having a little "Press" card to insert into the band. For high school reasons he's... full profile | More staff profiles

Get more Japanator:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

Get comment replies by email.     settings



Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our comment moderators

Can't see comments? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this. Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your security software's whitelist.

advertisement:

233 PEOPLE ARE READING:



Back to Top