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24th Aug '16 10:59:58 AM Generality
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* ''VideoGame/SimCity'': Omega Corp is made available in the ''Cities of Tomorrow'' expansions, where it can slowly take over all the businesses in a region by dispensing "Omega", a colorful sludge that is highly addictive, volatile, and probably toxic, since it's made from crude oil and metal ore.

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* ''VideoGame/SimCity'': ''VideoGame/SimCity2013'': Omega Corp is made available in the ''Cities of Tomorrow'' expansions, where it can slowly take over all the businesses in a region by dispensing "Omega", a colorful sludge that is highly addictive, volatile, and probably toxic, since it's made from crude oil and metal ore.
24th Aug '16 10:59:28 AM Generality
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* ''VideoGame/SimCity'': Omega Corp, slowly taking over all the businesses in a region.

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* ''VideoGame/SimCity'': Omega Corp, Corp is made available in the ''Cities of Tomorrow'' expansions, where it can slowly taking take over all the businesses in a region.region by dispensing "Omega", a colorful sludge that is highly addictive, volatile, and probably toxic, since it's made from crude oil and metal ore.
23rd Aug '16 4:29:24 AM Dark_Lord_
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* ''Series/KamenRiderFaiz'' has Smart Brain, which created the belts used by the Riders in the series.
* In ''Series/KamenRiderGaim'', there is one called the [[MeaningfulName Yggdrasill Corporation]], which has its HQ be a building in the shape of a giant tree and ruling the city of Zawame with an iron fist. Its figurehead leader, however, insist that it's ''not'' an all-imposing company but rather a foundation dedicated to the betterment of humanity.
** With {{the reveal}} that [[spoiler:the Helheim forest is actually an alternate world which was completely overrun by the [[EldritchAbomination Inves generating vines/fruits]] and Earth is gonna end up the same way in 10 years at best, Yggdrasill's secret plan to mass-produce as many Rider belts as possible to immunize around 1/7 of the world population, and ''kill'' the other 6/7 to prevent them from becoming dangerous Inves puts the corporation firmly in the WellIntentionedExtremist field... [[DragonWithAnAgenda Not that most of the higher members of the staff ever care]].]]

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* ''Franchise/KamenRider'' has several of these. Most of the time, these are affiliated with the antagonist.
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''Series/KamenRiderFaiz'' has Smart Brain, which created the belts used by the Riders in the series.
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series. This company is actually run by Orphenochs, the self proclaimed next step in human evolution, who try to use this company to unite all of their kind to wipe out humanity.
** The final antagonist in ''Series/KamenRiderW'' and recurring antagonist in some of the recent {{Crossover}}s is Foundation X. They are a shady organization who financially back somewhat amoral research projects. Most of their investments go into research involving making humans more powerful, with most of their test subjects being unwilling captives.
** ''Series/KamenRiderOOO'' has a somewhat benevolent or at least neutral example in the Kougami Foundation. While their leader Kougami has some responsibility in awakening the villains, he does assist the heroes by giving them new gadgets from time to time. However, he only seems to do so as the battle between the Kamen Riders and villains really excites him.
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In ''Series/KamenRiderGaim'', there is one called the [[MeaningfulName Yggdrasill Corporation]], which has its HQ be a building in the shape of a giant tree and ruling the city of Zawame with an iron fist. Its figurehead leader, however, insist that it's ''not'' an all-imposing company but rather a foundation dedicated to the betterment of humanity.
** *** With {{the reveal}} that [[spoiler:the Helheim forest is actually an alternate world which was completely overrun by the [[EldritchAbomination Inves generating vines/fruits]] and Earth is gonna end up the same way in 10 years at best, Yggdrasill's secret plan to mass-produce as many Rider belts as possible to immunize around 1/7 of the world population, and ''kill'' the other 6/7 to prevent them from becoming dangerous Inves puts the corporation firmly in the WellIntentionedExtremist field... [[DragonWithAnAgenda Not that most of the higher members of the staff ever care]].]]
15th Jul '16 6:47:47 PM Observance
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* ''VideoGame/KirbyPlanetRobobot'' introduces the Haltmann Works Company, an interstellar megacorporation founded by president Max Proffit Haltmann. It comes to Planet Popstar in order to exploit its abundant natural resources, which [[CulturalPosturing it can make much better use of than the native inhabitants]]. At the very least, it has a [[MechaMooks mechanized]] private army and its own internal currency, the Haltmann.
11th Jul '16 1:42:41 PM Jaro7788
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In Real Life, most Mega Corporations make sure their names are attractive to customers and don't invoke too much company-specific jargon. People in general not only don't like Mega Corporations, they just don't like companies in general (probably because they spend 40 boring hours a week in one and don't really feel like having anything to do with yet another). For this reason, big international business tries to come up with names that will sound relaxing and fun, such as Google or Yahoo!, and won't be likely to include their full names or legal titles in their marketing campaign. In fact, you'll be hard pressed to find any corporation that actually ''identifies'' as a corporation. That is, however, ''not'' true in fiction. Here, the diabolical, capitalist nature of the big bad company will be as self evident as possible, making you wonder how on earth it ever managed to get this big in the first place.
10th Jul '16 10:43:20 AM zarpaulus
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Stellaris}}'' the advanced version of the Plutocratic Oligarchy type of government is called Mega Corporation and run by a Board of Directors and a CEO.
10th Jul '16 1:09:11 AM WiseMan23753
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* In ''FanFic/KingsOfRevolution'', the Britannian Empire is backed by the Donovain Technological Conglometerate, which provides technological breakthroughs to aid in its expansion, including the creation of Knightmare Frames. [[spoiler:This is a front and main public based of LOGOS, allowing it access to resources for its war against the TSAB.]]

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* In ''FanFic/KingsOfRevolution'', the Britannian Empire is backed by the Donovain Technological Conglometerate, which provides technological breakthroughs to aid in its expansion, including the creation of Knightmare Frames. [[spoiler:This is a front and main public based face of Earth for LOGOS, allowing it access to resources for its war against the TSAB.]]
10th Jul '16 1:07:38 AM WiseMan23753
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* In ''FanFic/KingsOfRevolution'', the Britannian Empire is backed by the Donovain Technological Conglometerate, which provides technological breakthroughs to aid in its expansion, including the creation of Knightmare Frames. [[spoiler:This is a front and main public based of LOGOS, allowing it access to resources for its war against the TSAB.]]
21st Jun '16 4:35:05 PM CaptainCrawdad
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*** Somewhat subverted in ''Film/AlienResurrection'', where not only has hardly anyone heard of Weyland-Yutani, it's noted that they were one of the Mega Corps back when there actually used to be Mega Corps, implying that their existence was really just a phase humanity went through.
14th Jun '16 6:41:11 AM ChronoLegion
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* The Armando Power Company in ''VideoGame/TheJourneyDown''. It appears to run everything (mostly through corrupt officials) and has its own private army, which it won't hesitate to use to occupy a city.
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