Initial D: Arcade Stage

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Initial D: Arcade Stage
System(s): Sega NAOMI 2 GD-ROM
Publisher: Sega
Licensor: Shuichi Shigeno, Kodansha, Honda Twincam, Mazdaspeed, Monster, Mugen, Nismo, Ralliart, Spoon
Genre: Racing

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Arcade (NAOMI 2 GD-ROM)
¥? GDS-0020
Arcade (NAOMI 2 GD-ROM)
$? ?
Arcade (NAOMI 2 GD-ROM)
£? ?

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Initial D: Arcade Stage (頭文字 D ARCADE STAGE) is an arcade racing game based on the Initial D franchise. It was the first in a long line of arcade racers to be published by Sega for Sega arcade platforms, this one seeing a 2002 release on Sega NAOMI 2 hardware. It was released in the US and Europe under the basic title of Initial D. This version was not ported to any home consoles.

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Initial D games on Sega consoles
Sega Saturn
Initial D: Koudou Saisoku Densetsu (1998)
Initial D: Arcade Stage (2002) | Initial D: Arcade Stage Ver. 2 (2003) | Initial D Arcade Stage Ver. 3 (2004) | Initial D Arcade Stage 4 (2007) | Initial D Arcade Stage 5 (2009) | Initial D Arcade Stage 6 AA (2011) | Initial D Arcade Stage 7 AA X (2012) | Initial D Arcade Stage 8 Infinity (2014) | Initial D Arcade Stage Zero (2017) | Initial D The Arcade (2021)
Sony PlayStation 2
Initial D: Special Stage (2003)
Sony PlayStation Portable
Initial D: Street Stage (2006)
Sony PlayStation 3
Initial D: Extreme Stage (2008)
Nintendo 3DS
Initial D: Perfect Shift Online (2014)
Initial D Arcade Stage Sega Original Tracks (2004) | Initial D Special Stage Sega Original Tracks (2004) | Super Eurobeat Presents Initial D Arcade Stage 4 Original Soundtracks (2007) | Super Eurobeat Presents Initial D Arcade Stage 5 Original Soundtracks + (2009) | Initial D Sega Original Sound Selection (2013)