Tag archive for "Yoichi Wada"

Square Enix: Remakes and Social Games Saved High End Titles and New IPs; Eidos Acquisition Explained

Former Square Enix president and current Chairman of the Board Yoichi Wada attended a round table of the “Kurokawa School: Thinking the Future of Entertainment” and gave a ...Read More

on January 28, 2014 6:31 PM

Yoichi Wada is Still High in the Ranks of Square Enix, Now Chairman of the Board of Directors

Yoichi Wada is a controversial figure in the video game industry. Many that know him or have followed his career closely claim that he’s a very competent executive, ...Read More

on June 26, 2013 7:03 AM

Here Are the Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer Live VI Q&A Summary and Relevant Screencaps (UPDATED)

Today Square Enix broadcasted the sixth installment of the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Letter from the Producer Live webcast, starring Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida as ...Read More

on April 4, 2013 10:00 AM

Naoki Yoshida Reassures Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Fans After News of Wada’s Resignation

After the news about Yoichi Wada’s resignation from his position as President and CEO of Square Enix, many Final Fantasy XIV fans wondered if that could ...Read More

on March 26, 2013 9:27 AM

Yoichi Wada Expected to Resign from his Position as Square Enix President and CEO

Square Enix announced today that current President and CEO Yoichi Wada is expected to resign by the 33rd annual general meeting of shareholders that will be ...Read More

on March 26, 2013 6:34 AM

Square Enix Publishes Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Live Letter Recording and Q&A Summary

A couple of weeks ago the fifth Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer Live was aired, with Director and Producer Naoki Yoshida answering quite a ...Read More

on March 6, 2013 1:10 PM

Check out the Questions and Answers and Relevant Screencaps from the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Letter From the Producer Live Part V

Phase one of the beta testing of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is about to begin, and to celebrate the occasion (after we received quite ...Read More

on February 22, 2013 8:04 AM

Watch the Fully Subtitled Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer Live

A week has passed since the climatic moment in which Bahamut broke free of his astral cage and devastated Eorzea, marking the closure of Final Fantasy XIV as ...Read More

on November 19, 2012 10:56 AM

TGS 2011: Tokyo Game Show 2011 Breaks Visitor Records, Shows Signs of Recovery. 2012 Dates Announced

I just said that the previous piece of news could have been the last related to this year’s Tokyo Game Show. I was wrong, as I was forgetting the customary attendance numbers. ...Read More

on September 18, 2011 9:26 AM

Wada: “Difficult to Determine” Which Direction to Take Final Fantasy

Square-Enix president Yoichi Wada was recently interviewed by Gamasutra and, among other things, talked at length about the company’s flagship ...Read More

on July 15, 2010 4:30 PM

Square Enix Head Honcho Not Impressed With Move, 3DS and Kinect

We all recall E3 where big boys Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft showed off their latest and greatest pertaining to their upcoming hardware. ...Read More

on June 24, 2010 11:30 AM

A Western-Developed Final Fantasy – Yay or Nay?

In a recent interview with Edge, Square-Enix president Yoichi Wada made mention that he wouldn’t be opposed to the idea of a Final Fantasy title that ...Read More

on January 5, 2010 5:29 PM

“Final Touches” Being Added to Western FFXIII

If you’re a Final Fantasy fan, this will likely pique your interest. In an interview with GameIndustry.biz, Square-Enix president Yoichi Wada gave fans of their flagship franchise in ...Read More

on November 11, 2009 5:06 PM