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Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Studio's Gavin Moore Leaves the Company

Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Studio's Gavin Moore Leaves the Company - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 April 2021 / 3,591 Views

Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Studio's Gavin Moore has left the company after 24 years. He was the director for Puppeteer and Demon’s Souls remake.

"After 24 years at Sony and 18 of those in Japan, yesterday was my last day at Japan Studio," Moore said. "I will miss the great creative spirit and camaraderie of the studio that was a huge part of my life. Time to seek out new and exciting opportunities!"

PlayStation Indies boss and former Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida sent his good wishes in a follow-up tweet.

"Thanks for all your work and dedication over these years, Gavin," said Yoshida. "Looking forward to hearing about your next adventure soon."


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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7 Comments
LivncA_Dis3 (on 02 April 2021)

U will be fcking missed

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jangelelcangry (on 03 April 2021)

Well, It seems that the Pro-Japan Sony is no more.

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Tridrakious (on 01 April 2021)

PlayStation Japan needs supporting, there are great IP that came from that branch.

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DonFerrari (on 02 April 2021)

Well it doesn`t explain whose decision it was, Japan Studios truly seems to be in problem.

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twintail DonFerrari (on 02 April 2021)

We knew Moore was leaving like a month ago. His Linkedin profile suggested as much. We have also heard that supposedly Sony didn't renew contracts that were going to end beginning April. So there's that too.

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DonFerrari twintail (on 04 April 2021)

thanks, so it seems like it was due to another team reduction, perhaps due to the transfer of the global management for third/second party efforts.

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mutantsushi (on 01 April 2021)
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