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Former Square Enix boss slams Konami’s treatment of Hideo Kojima

Yoichi Wada has labelled Konami’s treatment of Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima as cruel”. The saga of Konami’s and Kojima’s falling out has been one of the biggest stories of 2015, although we’re yet to receive official confirmation of their separation. There has been plenty of documented undermining, however, …

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Yoichi Wada steps down as chairman of Square Enix

Square Enix’s Yoichi Wada has concluded his tenure as chairman, with the executive planning to work more in depth with the company’s subsidiary Shinra Technologies. A representative at Shinra Technologiesconfirmeda report byVG247that Wada will leave his post to focus entirely on the cloud-gaming subsidiary. Wada himself established Shinra Technologies in …

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Former Square Enix president Yoichi Wada appointed company chairman

Former Square Enix president Yoichi Wada is now serving as the firm’s chairman of the board. Games Industry reports Wada will stay on in the significant role for Square Enix, following his previously announced moves to step down as company president and CEO. Wada’s decision to step down was revealed …

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Yoichi Wada steps down as Square Enix warns of extraordinary losses

Square Enix president Yoichi Wada is stepping down. The news comes as the publisher warns of what is describes as extraordinary losses” in its current financial year. Indeed, the overtly long tail being thrust upon consumers by the lack of market-ready next-gen hardware is certainly having an impact. Yousuke Matsuda …

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