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Sega (genre)

Sega is one of the major music genres of Mauritius, the others being its fusion genre Seggae and Bhojpuri songs. It has origins in the music of slaves on the island, and is usually sung in creole. Sega is also a popular music on the islands of Agalega and Rodrigues as well as Réunion and Seychelles, though the music and dances differs and it is sung in these islands' respective creole languages. In the past, the Sega music was made only with traditional instruments like ravanne and triangle, it was sung to protest against injustices in the Mauritian society, this particular version of the Sega is known as Santé engagé.


, originally short for Service Games and officially styled as SEGA, is a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with multiple offices around the world. Sega developed and manufactured numerous home video game consoles from 1983 to 2001, but the financial losses incurred from their Dreamcast console caused the company to restructure itself in 2001, and focus on providing software as a third-party developer from then on. Nonetheless, Sega remains the world's most prolific arcade producer, with over 500 games in over 70 franchises on more than 20 different arcade system boards since 1981.

Sega, along with their sub-studios, are known for their multi-million selling game franchises including Sonic the Hedgehog, Virtua Fighter, Phantasy Star, Yakuza, and Total War, amongst others. Sega's head offices are located in Ōta, Tokyo. Sega's North American division, Sega of America, is headquartered in Irvine, California, having moved there from San Francisco in 2015. Sega's European division, Sega Europe, is headquartered in Brentford, London.

Sega (disambiguation)

Sega or SEGA may refer to:

  • Sega Corporation, multinational video game software developer and arcade software and hardware development company
    • Sega Pinball Inc., a former division of Sega for pinball and arcade machines
  • Sega music, major music of Mauritius, Réunion and Rodrigues as well as of the Seychelles
  • Super EGA, a proprietary variant of the Enhanced Graphics Adapter (EGA)

In medicine:

  • Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma, a low grade brain tumor associated with tuberous sclerosis

Sega is the name of the following persons:

  • Andrew Sega (* 1975), American musician ( Kosmic Free Music Foundation; Iris)
  • Felipe Sega (1537-1596), opponent of the reforms of Teresa of Ávila, as nuncio of the Carmelites
  • Filippo Sega (1537–1596), Italian bishop and cardinal
  • Francesco della Sega (1528-1565), Italian antitrinitarian executed by the Venetian Inquisition
  • Giovanni del Sega (c. 1450 – 1527), Italian painter of the Renaissance
  • Ronald M. Sega (* 1952), professor of systems engineering at Colorado State University and vice president for applied research for the Colorado State University Research Foundation, former NASA astronaut