Demon’s Souls Remake Artistic Director Leaves Sony
Following the departure of a number of excessive profile figures in fast succession and stories of Sony starting to de-emphasize the Japanese market, it was lately confirmed by Sony that SIE Japan Studio was being wound down as a growth studio. Now, the inflow is continuous, with extra builders both being let go or shifting on.
The newest in that lengthy listing of names is Gavin Moore, who was the inventive director of final 12 months’s PS5 flagship launch title, the Demon’s Souls remake. Moore confirmed lately by way of his Twitter web page that after over 20 years at Sony, he’s now shifting on. “Time to hunt out new and thrilling alternatives,” he wrote, although didn’t elaborate.
Moore had been at SIE Japan Studio since 2003, the place he labored on the Siren collection, was the inventive director on Puppeteer, and most lately, on Demon’s Souls. Previous to that, he spent six years at SIE London Studio, the place he labored on the PS2 open world shooter The Getaway.
After 24 years at Sony and 18 of these in Japan, yesterday was my final day at #JAPANStudio. I’ll miss the nice inventive spirit and camaraderie of the studio that was an enormous a part of my life. Time to hunt out new and thrilling alternatives!! pic.twitter.com/XOW0XytYd4
— gavin moore (@GavinmGavin) April 1, 2021
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