The creative figurehead behind Ico and Shadow of the Colossus has quit Sony Japan with his third project unfinished, a new report suggests.
Eurogamersources claim that Fumito Ueda has departed as Team Ico creative director at Sony’s Tokyo development hub.
It is speculated that the 41-year-old will finish his third major PlayStation project, The Last Guardian, in a freelance capacity.
He will leave the company altogether when The Last Guardian is complete, Eurogamer said. He reasons for leaving the studio, if true, are unclear.
Develop has the full story.