Demon’s Souls remake director Gavin Moore has left SIE Japan Studio


Demon’s Souls remake director Gavin Moore has left SIE Japan Studio. The information comes because the Gravity Rush, Ape Escape, and The Final Guardian developer is wound down, with Sony selecting to soak up the studio into Astro’s Playroom dev Group Asobi. 

“After 24 years at Sony and 18 of these in Japan, yesterday was my final day at Japan Studio,” wrote Moore on Twitter. “I’ll miss the nice artistic spirit and camaraderie of the studio that was an enormous a part of my life. Time to hunt out new and thrilling alternatives.”

As reported by VGC earlier this month and since confirmed by Sony, the Tokyo-based studio has been bleeding expertise forward of its closure, dropping Bloodborne producer Teruyuki Toriyama, Silent Hill creator Keiichiro Toyama, and different key figures. 

“In an effort to additional strengthen enterprise operations, SIE can verify PlayStation Studios Japan Studio will likely be re-organized into a brand new group on April 1,” Sony advised VGC again in February.

“Japan Studio will likely be re-centered to Group Asobi, the artistic crew behind Astro’s Playroom, permitting the crew to deal with a single imaginative and prescient and construct on the recognition of Astro’s Playroom. As well as, the roles of exterior manufacturing, software program localization, and IP administration of Japan Studio titles will likely be concentrated inside the international features of PlayStation Studios.”

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