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Joystick.png Micronet
Founded 1982-10
Defunct No (retired from gaming business in 2000)
Major Products Games, 2D and 3D CG creators for PCs
Key People N / A
Company page in vgmrips Micronet
Company website Micronet Japan

'Micronet Co., Ltd (ja: マイクロネッチE), a company from the BIG Group, was a video game company, founded in 1982, at Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan.


Micronet was founded in 1982, starting into PC gaming business. But, their first game was only released in 1983.

In 1983, Micronet releases their first game, Harvest, for the PC-8001, PC-8801, Sharp X1 and Sharp MZ-20.

In 1985, Micronet started to port some of major Sega games to Japanese PCs, such as Flicky and Robo Wres 2001.

In 1989, Micronet started to develop games for the Mega Drive, and in 1990, Micronet started to develop games for the Game Gear.

In 1991, Micronet ported Heavy Nova (originally released for the Sharp X68000) for the Mega-CD, one of the two launch titles for the add-on.

In 1994, Micronet started to develop games for the Sega Saturn.

In 1997, Micronet ported the two Virtual Mahjong titles (both on Saturn) to the Sega Titan Video, making it their only two Arcade games released ever.

In 2001, when Sega announced a major discontinuation of the Sega Dreamcast, Micronet started to develop and publish programs, tools and utilites for creating 2D / 3D graphics, dropping their gaming business away.