Tag archive for "Yoichi Wada"

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Former Square Enix President Yoichi Wada Awarded Medal of Honor in Japan

Square Enix announced today with a press release that former President Yoichi Wada has been awarded the Medal of Honor with Blue Ribbon (Ranju hosho) by the Japanese government. ...Read More

on April 27, 2016 10:54 PM
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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 few glimpses on the reasons behind the sudden influx ...Read More

on January 28, 2014 6:31 PM
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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, and Final Fantasy XIV fans have seen his friendly ...Read More

on June 26, 2013 7:03 AM
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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 he responded to quite a few questions from ...Read More

on April 4, 2013 10:00 AM
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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 change the future of the upcoming A Realm Reborn, especially because ...Read More

on March 26, 2013 9:27 AM
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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 held this June. The candidate for his replacement is the current ...Read More

on March 26, 2013 6:34 AM
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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 lot of questions from the fans. Today Square Enix came bearing ...Read More

on March 6, 2013 1:10 PM
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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 a sizable bunch of assets yesterday) Square Enix held another Letter ...Read More

on February 22, 2013 8:04 AM
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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 we wait for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. ...Read More

on November 19, 2012 10:56 AM
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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
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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 franchise and its future. To start with, he's very happy with the amount of units Final Fantasy ...Read More

on July 15, 2010 4:30 PM
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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. Nintendo giving us a peak at their new handheld 3DS, Sony showcasing their motion controller ...Read More

on June 24, 2010 11:30 AM
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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 was created on the input of Western developers (possibly Square-Enix's own ...Read More

on January 5, 2010 5:29 PM
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“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 the Western regions a glimmer of hope - ...Read More

on November 11, 2009 5:06 PM