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Bloodborne And Demon’s Souls Remake Producer Departs SIE Japan Studio

Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Studio has lost a key member of its team, with Bloodborne and Demon’s Souls producer Teruyuki Toriyama announcing his departure from the company. Toriyama-san also worked on Astro Bot Rescue Mission.

Toriyama confirmed his departure in a post on Twitter today, posting the following message to the social media platform:

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[Notice] 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.

Toriyama’s departure is the latest in a number of high-profile exits from SIE Japan Studio, with Silent Hill and Gravity Rush creator Keiichiro Toyama having left this year to form a new outfit known as Bokeh Game Studio. He was joined by Junya Okura and Kazunobu Sato, who departed Sony after nearly 20 years with the firm.

[Source – Teruyuki Toriyama on Twitter via VGC]