The Gaming Standards Association announced that it has added Japanese pachinko and slot manufacturer Sega Sammy Creation as a Platinum member.
“Sega Sammy Creation’s entertainment products encompass many aspects of the gaming industry, and, along with GSA’s other international members, the company will play a key role in creating and maintaining the standards that drive the gaming industry,” said GSA in a statement.
“We are extremely pleased to join the Gaming Standards Association, said Hisao Oguchi, CEO of Sega Sammy Creation. “We have unique insight and experience from our time developing entertainment that we believe can be of great value to the evolution of standards in the gaming industry. Sega Sammy Creation’s goal is to create new, exciting and entertaining games that will capture the imagination of players everywhere, and together with GSA’s long history of leading both innovation and standardization, we believe that we can help the entire industry grow as a whole.”
GSA President Peter DeRaedt added, “It is the international diversity of our members that brings wider acceptance and perspective on the standards. We are very pleased to welcome Sega Sammy Creation to the growing ranks of GSA’s international membership. “
Sega Sammy Creation is the gaming machine manufacturing arm of Sega Sammy Group, a comprehensive entertainment entity that produces games for pachislot and pachinko as well as casinos.