Bloodborne: producer Teruyuki Toriyama officially leaves Sony
Teruyuki Toriyama, producer of great titles like Bloodborne and Demon’s Souls, officially leaves SIE Japan Studio.
Teruyuki Toriyama officially abandons Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Studiothe manufacturer that has made many of the Japanese company’s best-known first party titles since 1993 Sony. Toriyama has worked on several major IPs, including BloodborneExpansion included, Déraciné, Soul Sacrifice And Demon’s Soulthe latter created in collaboration with Bluepoint Games.
These are increasingly difficult times for the Japanese company, which sees itself deprived of another very important member of its team. It was also to leave the Japanese division of Sony Interactive Entertainment Keiichiro Toyamadirector of the first silent Hill, Gravity Rush And Gravity Rush 2 who recently officially founded his own software house: Bokeh Game Studio; which now also includes two other former SEI employees and his collaborators: Kazunobu Sato And Junya Okura, currently working on a new horror title. It is now therefore Teruyuki Toriyama to leave SIX Japan Studio in order to be part of a new companyof which he has not yet revealed the name.
“I will be leaving SIE WWS JAPAN Studio at the end of December”, Toriyama communicated in his post published on his official Twitter, “To all users who have supported Japan Studio so far, thank you very much! I will continue to accept the challenge of creating new gaming IPs in my new company and ask for your continued support “.
I will be leaving SIE WWS JAPAN Studio at the end of Dec. To all the users who have supported JAPAN Studio so far, thank you so much! I will continue to take on the challenge of creating new game IPs in my new company, and I ask for your continued support. #JAPANStudio
– 鳥 山 晃 之 (Teruyuki Toriyama) | SIE JAPAN Studio (@TORIYAMA_SIE) December 24, 2020
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