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Bloodborne Producer Masaaki Yamagiwa is Leaving PlayStation

Bloodborne Producer Masaaki Yamagiwa is Leaving PlayStation - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 March 2021 / 1,630 Views

Bloodborne producer Masaaki Yamagiwa announced via Twitter that he is leaving Sony Interactive Entertainment at the end of the month. 

"I’m leaving Sony Interactive Entertainment at the end of this month," said Yamagiwa. "I’m going to continue working hard on creating games. Many thanks to everyone!"

Yamagiwa is one of several recent developers who have left Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan. Teruyuki Toriyama, who worked on Bloodborne, the Demon’s Souls remake, and more, left in December. Silent Hill and Gravity Rush creator Keiichiro Toyama also recently left the company to form his own studio.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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4 Comments
DonFerrari (on 25 February 2021)

Hope his games are great.

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twintail (on 25 February 2021)

Unfortunate news. It is what it is though. Good luck on whatever is next!

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vonny (on 25 February 2021)
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