Two big names have left Square-Enix


Unless these are really unfunny April Fools gags

March 31 was a quite an interesting day for the industry. It was Palmer Luckey’s last day at Facebook, longtime developerKoji Ishitani’s final day atMonolith Soft, and the last day at Square-Enix forYoshinori Yamagishi andIsamu Kamikokuryo.

Yamagishi is best known for producing the Star Ocean series and Valkyrie Profile. Kamikokuryo served on several high profile games and was the art director for the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy, Final Fantasy XV, and The 3rd Birthday. Both announced their resignations on Twitter and said they are looking forward to moving onto new projects.

Longtime Final Fantasy Art Director Isamu Kamikokuryo Leaves Square Enix & Star Ocean And Valkyrie Profile Series Producer Yoshinori Yamagishi Leaves Square Enix [Siliconera]