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Square President Yoichi Wada resigns following financial revision

Tuesday, 26 March 2013 09:43 GMT By Dave Cook

Square-Enix president Yoichi Wada has resigned from his post following the company’s revised financial forecast, published earlier today. Representative director Yosuke Matsuda is expected to be elected into the role following the company’s next meeting in June this year.

Wada’s resignation was posted as part of the Square-Enix financial revision document. You can read it in full here and play catch up on the company’s grim financial revision here.

The report states, “Square-Enix Holding Co Ltd. (the “Company”) expects that the Company’s
representative directors will change. Such change is subject to a resolution by its 33rd annual
general meeting of shareholders to be held in late June, 2013, and a resolution by its board of
directors meeting to be held after the said meeting of shareholders.”

The document adds that the decision of the June election will be made public around “late June, 2013″.

What do you make of the above.

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25 Comments

  1. OmegaSlayer

    Gone is the man who killed Squaresoft.
    A glass of champagne for all the gamers.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Greek God

    YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Now back to glory SE

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Dave Cook

    @2 how do you know this will change anything?

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Greek God

    Because Wada made a lot of stupid decisions this gen.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Blue Oni

    Good riddance.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Lengendaryboss

    You guys really think a depature of man can get Square Enix “back to glory”?

    #6 2 years ago
  7. atlans89

    There is 2 left to be rid off.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Fin

    @6

    If there’s one thing the internet teaches us, it’s that one person is always responsible for an entire company’s problems.
    Get rid of that person -> company returns to being the best evaaaaaaar.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Gnosis

    @8: This. Because it’s so much easier.

    I’m gonna wait and see. It’s hard to imagine that SE now wondrously starts making incredible games. Rather expect them to keep on going the same way they do now.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. G1GAHURTZ

    My old boss has gone…

    Poor old Wada san.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Clupula

    Well, this can potentially be great news. This man made bad decision after bad decision and pretty much tarnished the name of Squeenix, who were probably one of my absolute favorite publishers during the Sakaguchi days. I am glad to see him go. I just hope his replacement is not worse.

    Personally, I would have liked to see someone creative, like Nomura, in charge again, but whatever. This is a good first step.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Francis O

    @11 we can only dream of a man like Nomura stepping into Square Enix’s CEO position. It makes too much sense, so I doubt it would happen. There just going to find a guy who can expand cell phone games more.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. salarta

    A month ago, this would have meant something.

    Now, it’s a case of winning the battle but losing the war. It doesn’t matter who’s running Squeenix, the company’s IPs will get treated worse and worse. The only thing that will change is that now Squeenix knows all it takes is marketing out the ass and spinning a game the right way to get people to buy it no matter how the IP is treated in the actual product.

    They may as well keep him on board at this point. He can’t make things any worse than consumers have shown they want the industry to be. But then, maybe the next person will focus on tearing every IP to shreds, since that’s what the people want. Hopefully we at least get boobs to ogle out of it. No sense doing it half-assed.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. OlderGamer

    The games market changed. Sure wada wasn’t great. But I think it was more that the west became more important and the east couldn’t roll with the changes and keep pace. This isn’t just a SQE problem, it is common JPN problem. My guess is many other people would have done the same type of job Wada did given the same position..

    I think they should lower their aim, stop trying to compete with big budget western games. Aim for the 40usd target, NO DLC(that is important). And also I think SQE should focus more efforts on JPN.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. OmegaSlayer

    For me SquareEnix literally lost his face with the consumers with FinalFantasyXIII going multi and with few support on PS3.
    Many fans started to think the game would have been gimped, delayed and so on (and so it was since Square is still using assets in new games).
    Then they lost their face with Versus, they had the chance to remake VII and put out a KingdomHearts3 and they didn’t.
    The Core studio of Squaresoft has released only 2 games in 7 years for the PS3, the brand they supported more in the last 15 years.
    The console where the majority of their fanbase is.
    That’s how you shoot yourself in the foot.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. salarta

    @15: I don’t think going multiplatform hurt the series or the company, I think the lower qualities of work caused it. Squeenix hadn’t learned the lessons they needed to learn from The Spirits Within: don’t rely primarily on the graphics to sell it, and don’t slap names onto things where they don’t belong. Increasingly over the past decade, Squeenix has been generating ideas for brand new IPs, then forcing those ideas on existing IPs and their characters. It happened with every single product where Toriyama was a director or writer, and lately it’s been cascading over to Eidos too.

    Squeenix also has developed a bad habit of openly lying, making excuses and ignoring criticism unless doing so could ruin the company. Again, mostly projects where Toriyama is involved. The clothes-ripping-off mechanic was for “realism” and not for sex appeal in a game full of sexual innuendo, fetish costumes and a shower scene on the verge of softcore porn. Dungeons “had” to be linear to serve the story, and HD towns “couldn’t” be done on current consoles due to “difficulty.” While Toriyama is the common thread on each actual project, such behavior was ultimately Wada’s fault for allowing a corporate atmosphere where it was not only acceptable but seemingly encouraged.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Clupula

    @15 – Completely agree. Wada had a weird hard-on for the 360 at the beginning of this gen and it did nothing but create bad faith among their fanbase.

    @16 – Yeah, because Parasite Eve titles never had shower scenes before. Gimme a break. You’re being ridiculous with your weird Aya fetish. You’re like this guy: http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-internet-finally-reaches-its-apex-as-man-marry,94206/

    They’re not real women. Stop complaining about Toriyama besmirching your girlfriend. Personally, I wish the Third Birthday had been on PS3, because I would have bought it day one.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Lengendaryboss

    @8/9 Good to know. But i personally like some games Square Enix put out like Sleeping Dogs and Tomb Raider (Even though i not a fan of Tomb Raider).

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Clupula

    @12 – Christ, what is going on here?!? You and I are actually in complete agreement about something! I suspect the end is quite near for the world.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. salarta

    @17: My only answer to you is that a naked body is interpreted differently when you’re sitting in an art class to draw from a model, compared to when you’re sitting in front of a computer looking at a pornographic website.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. Clupula

    @20 – Which means nothing. Every Parasite Eve title has had a shower sequence and I don’t recall Aya taking a dildo or another person into the shower with her in the Youtube videos I’ve seen of it, so for you to call it pornographic says more about you than it does about the game.

    Before you click “POST COMMENT,” maybe you should take the time to read your posts and see how much like a jealous boyfriend you sound. Like Toriyama made your sweet, innocent Aya impure and now the wedding is off. And now you hate him because he’s the worstest man ever.

    You are part of the reason why games cannot mature, to be quite honest. Because a scene that would not have been out of place in a mainstream movie or a pay-cable drama show is somehow softcore pornography to you. We can’t ever get past the “Oh no, sideboob is EVIL!!!!” until people like you learn that your own personal hang-ups are the problem.

    Is Mass Effect pornography? You see more of Liara than you do Aya. And there’s even girl-on-girl kissing! Is Heavy Rain pornography? I can guarantee you that you see more in Ethan and Madison’s individual shower scenes than anything in the Third Birthday. Is that porn? Grow up! Seriously!

    #21 2 years ago
  22. salarta

    @21: Your suggestion is that a cinematic that heavily emphasizes a woman’s curves, including a close-up of her cleavage and a below side view of her underboob and buttocks (while she visibly rubs her hands over her breasts), combined with several grunts and moans that all culminate in a fogged view of her naked body as she suggestively leans into a glass door, does not come to the very border of softcore porn just because the woman does not cross the line by bringing a dildo or a person in there with her. Bizarre.

    Your post is grounded in exaggeration. You are taking your opinion of me, rather than what I am actually like, and exaggerating it into absurd proportions. And this… accomplishes what? What does that do for you or anyone in the grand scheme of things? If the way Aya was presented in 3rd Birthday matched who she has previously been shown to be, I would have accepted it. That is the simple fact of it, and why I thoroughly enjoyed Bayonetta yet would have balked if it was Aya in that role.

    Your hypothesis is that I am part of the reason games cannot mature, because I refuse to accept seeing existing IPs and characters turned into things they are not and were never meant to be solely because the companies would rather use familiar names and faces to sell more copies than actually create brand new IPs for their ideas. To be willing to accept such premises if they were given as brand new IPs is not enough; true maturity by your implications can only come from forcing changes even if they do not fit. I am not sorry for resisting such radical and unnecessary changes. Using Sesame Street as an example, it is one thing to adapt the show to make Cookie Monster into a better model for kids. It is another thing entirely to cancel Sesame Street as a children’s program and relaunch the entire brand as a hardcore sexual fetish franchise for adults.

    If it is immature to hold enough respect for existing IPs and characters that I will only accept products that demonstrate appreciation and respect for the two, then call me a child. I would rather be an idealistic child than a greedy, narcissistic adult.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. Clupula

    @22 – While I gladly accept the title of Greedy, narcissistic adult, I don’t quite see how not being upset by sideboob in a videogame and a woman rubbing her breasts in a shower qualifies me as that (ever watched a woman in a shower? They do tend to rub their breasts in there because that’s usually the quickest way to clean them, which is what a shower is usually for. If Aya started running her hands between her legs while biting the faucet, I’d be more accepting of your theory, but she does. The most she does is put her hands on the sliding door of her show and look exhausted). I mean, I don’t recall having any part in the production meetings for the Third Birthday, so I’m not quite how that would make me greedy, and unlike Tameem at Ninja Theory, I didn’t turn Aya into myself, so not sure how I’d be narcissistic.

    But whatever, even though you’re overreacting and being a Puritan, it’s completely off topic anyway. Putting a clothes-ripping mechanic into a game did not have a single thing to do with why Wada ended up resigning. You’re just ascribing your own personal distaste of something within a game to a subject that has nothing to do with that.

    People were talking about real reasons for this and then suddenly you started foaming at the mouth about how a fictional character’s PG-13 non-nudity was responsible for ruining the company’s reputation, when in reality, there are other, actually valid reasons that have nothing to do with Toriyama and everything to do with Wada. Hmmm…turning the whole thread into being about yourself…that sounds…

    Why, that’s downright narcissistic!

    #23 2 years ago
  24. salarta

    @23: I was not thinking of you when I said “greedy, narcissistic adult.” I was thinking about the people at video game companies behind several certain projects in recent years. Sorry for not being clear enough about that.

    I was going to leave my prior comment as the last I was going to say on the subject, but I felt I needed to apologize for the unintended slight.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Vice

    Salarta, shut up… Boobs are good. Sexy characters are good. I enjoyed Tomb Raider with super cute busty Lara A LOT and I has bought it. I will NOT be buying some game with male protagonist, with no eye candy to add to game’s experience. And yes, as gamer who’s been playing and loving both Parasite Eve’s, I can say that it had a shower scene in second game. Unfortunately it didn’t show any real nudity, just some skin…
    In any case, grow the fuck up dude.

    #25 2 years ago

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  • Competitive matchmaking support is coming to Team Fortress 2

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  • GTA 5 PC patch fixes garage, Job crashes – full notes here

    Rockstar has pushed out a 353 MB patch for GTA 5 on PC The patch fixes a number of annoying bugs related to vehicles and garages, some deathmatch issues and purchase errors. It should also fix various freezing and crashing bugs, as well as a little issue with Steam. Time will tell if the patch […]

  • Fire Emblem If will come in White Kingdom and Black Kingdom versions with amiibo support

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  • Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess heads west with “Golden Toilet” pre-order bonus

    Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess will debut on western PlayStation 4 systems this summer, Koei Tecmo has announced. It is also coming to PS3 and Vita. The game was produced by Keisuke Kikuchi of Fatal Frame fame and takes up where Deception 4: Blood Ties left off allowing players to relive Laegrinna’s pursuit to free […]

  • Nintendo US eShop update: Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario demo, Paper Mario, more

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  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided PC port handed off to Nixxes

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  • First-ever PC Gaming Show to take place at E3 2015 in June

    PC gaming will finally have its very own E3 press conference this year, thanks to PC Gamer and AMD. The PC Gaming Show will take place on June 16 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles and it will be livestreamed on Twitch. PC Gamer said speakers at the presentation will include representatives from Blizzard, […]

  • Majora’s Mask light available now on Club Nintendo for 6000 stars

    Club Nintendo shuts up shop on September 30 and members are being encouraged to spend accumulated stars before then. And what better to spend them on, than this adorable Majora’s Mask light? If you’re a member based in Europe you can nab it for 6000 stars. If you’re in Australia or New Zealand, it’ll only […]

  • Unity support announced for HoloLens, will work with Windows universal apps

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  • Splatoon Nintendo Direct airs Thursday, May 7

    A Nintendo Direct focused on Splatoon, the Wii U multiplayer title, on May 7. It will kick off at 7am PDT/10am EDT/3pm UK and it can be watched via the Nintendo Direct website. You can also have a look at the game through Nintendo’s Twitch channel. The last game-specific presentation took place last week and […]

  • GTA 5 PC: clean up the streets as a member of the San Andreas PD with this new mod

    Remember the awesome mods for GTA 4 and San Andreas that let you run amok online as a member of the po-po? Well, dust off your taser and load up your gun, because it’s coming to GTA 5. The new mod for GTA 5 is currently in alpha and can be downloaded at palmbeachgames.com. You […]

  • Indie shoot ‘em up Project Root comes to Xbox One, PS4 and PSVita

    Project Root is a self-proclaimed rejig of the shoot ‘em up genre that was released on PC last year, and it’s finally coming to consoles. Combining free-roaming elements with the usual business of shooting things, Project Root was released this week for Xbox One, PS4 and the PSVita.

  • You can now bet on eSports online, starting with League of Legends

    If you’re getting bored with sticking a pony on the races, you can expand your gambling horizons at Unikrn where you can watch esports streams and get a little action on the side. The new platform was set up by Rahul Sood – previously the general manager of Microsoft Ventures. At the moment, customers are […]

  • Has Watch Dogs 2 been leaked?

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  • GTA 5′s Trevor makes his Jackass debut, complete with leopard-print knickers

    YouTuber Abstract Mode has shared his vision of what Trevor Philips’ life might have been like, had he not been completely batshit crazy. Watch Trevor get mauled, run over, and hit by a train, before taking a majestic swan-dive into someone else’s pool at the climax. Thanks, Kotaku.

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 season pass will cost you £35

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  • GTA Online’s cheating assholes are no match for this player’s vengeance

    Think you’re smart for using invisibility and infinite ammo glitches? You need to be taught a lesson, sucker. You can have all the hacks you want but if your GTA Online game is weak, you’ll still get your ass handed to you. As this fool discovered when attempting to hassle another player. There’s a fair […]

  • PS4 sales help Sony’s games division swing to profit

    Sony’s PlayStation business has made an operating profit of 48.1 billion yen ($404m / £261.5m) in the past 12 months. That’s thanks to stellar sales of the PlayStation 4 and PS Plus, even as sales of the PS3 have stalled and the company wrote off costs for the PSTV and PS Vita. The profit puts […]

  • New patch for Dirt Rally gives co-driver’s attitude a tune-up

    Dirt Rally gets a new patch three days after release on Steam. On Monday, we reported that the newest Dirt game has popped up on Steam’s Early Access and is available to pick up for £24.99, as well as giving you an eyeful of tasty screenshots. The patch – released yesterday – fixes some issues […]

  • New The Witcher 3 screenshots show combat, exploration and general carousing

    New screenshots released on the official facebook page for The Witcher 3 show Geralt annihilating a winged beast, out and about in the world exploring, and living the life of Reily amidst a bustling feast. We were already treated to some glorious screenshots a few days ago, but these new ones are in-game and give […]

  • Destiny: 14 things you might have missed during House of Wolves intel drops

    Destiny: House of Wolves does a great deal more than just slap some new content on the existing game structure. House of Wolves changes Destiny in a lot of interesting and very welcome ways. Bungie showed off many of these changes in its livestream, and let both me and Arekkz come and have a look […]

  • Scratch that cyberpunk itch with Technobabylon on May 21 – new trailer

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  • Skullgirls 2nd Encore brings exclusive new features to PS4, Vita in northern summer

    Skullgirls, the little indie fighter that could, is getting another crack at it. Skullgirls 2nd Encore is the second re-release of the one-time troubled 2D versus fighter from lab Zero Games. Having survived the shut down of its developer and collapse of its publishing contrast, Skullgirls re-emerged as Skullgirls: Encore, adding in a ton of […]

  • Danganronpa series generates “impressive” sales for Vita exclusive

    Danganronpa is selling quite nicely, thank you, says NIS America. Danganronpa is a series of murder mystery visual novel puzzlers in a similar vein to games like 999. Two of these have been released for Vita in the west – Trigger Happy Havoc and Goodbye Despair. Speaking to MCV, NIS America CEO and president Takuro […]

  • I have no idea what is going on in J-Stars Victory VS+ but I kind of like it

    In this J-Stars Victory VS+ trailer, we see – uhh. Well. We certainly see some things. Look y’all, I was a massive weaboo in high school, but that was back in the dark ages when we had to take out Manga Entertainment VHS tapes from dingy little specialist rental joints that were literally underground, and […]

  • Please just watch this terrific trailer for Toren

    Toren is the kind of game I dream about when I drift off to sleep at night. This indie puzzle adventure strikes a spark in my little soul in the same way as Ico and Tequila Works’ Rime do. Mysterious, almost ethereal fantasy setting – check. Chance to actually walk around in that setting – […]

  • Play classic MS-DOS games on your own tweets

    In today’s episode of “what will they think of next”, someone’s figured out how to post playable versions of classic games in tweets. For some time now, Twitter has allowed you to embed various forms of media in tweets, most noticeably YouTube videos, simply by pasting a URL into the compose field. Turns out this […]

  • VR: Unreal Engine to add HTC Vive support

    The biggest digital PC game distributor and the most popular game development engine have both backed VR. It’s going to happen. An upcoming Unreal Engine 4 update will expand the development suite’s support to the HTC Vive, Valve’s VR headset. In this glorious new future where work on one of the most important engines in […]

  • WWE 2K15 PC supports modding

    WWE 2K15 may be the series’ PC debut, but it’s already getting into the spirit of the platform. WWE 2K15 does indeed support mods on PC, 2K’s Marcus Stephenson has confirmed. @ElementGamesTV you can. Now buy. — Marcus Stephenson (@stephensonmc) April 28, 2015 As Destructoid points out, this opens the door to all sorts of […]

  • Overkill’s The Walking Dead coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One in 2016

    Overkill’s The Walking Dead is one step closer to your grasping little paws. Overkill’s The Walking Dead will be published by 505 Games, Overkill parent Starbreeze has announced. 505 also published Payday 2, Overkill’s previous title, so the two companies have established a working relationship. In a press release, the publisher said the co-op title […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 pre-orders net Advanced Warfare DLC

    Buy Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 for later, enjoy bonus Advanced Warfare content now. Blacks Ops 3 is being supported by a rather cunning pre-order incentive even more likely to get you to lay your cash down sooner than you might otherwise. Gamespot reports a Black Ops 3 pre-order will receive a couple of […]

  • Steam Game Ban system lets developers determine who to block

    Steam users can now be blocked from individual games by their developers. Steam has always supported multiplayer bans for disruptive users, but a newly-implemented system allows developers to ban users from individual games using their own anti-cheat systems. Game Bans are enforced by Valve, but are enacted at the developer’s request and discretion. This change […]

  • Far Cry 4 devs matching Red Cross donations up to $100K to aid Nepal earthquake victims

    Far Cry 4 developer Ubisoft Montreal will match any pledges made to The Red Cross up to $100,000 to aid Nepal after the 7.8 earthquake struck the area in and around Kathmandu in Nepal. According to Ubisoft: “Having spent the last few years working on Far Cry 4, a game heavily inspired by Nepal and […]

  • Tales of Zestiria retail listing notes September release date, PS4 version

    Tales of Zestiria is coming west in northern autumn, and while it’s confirmed as a PlayStation 3 release, a Dutch retailer has it listed as coming to PS4 as well. Of course, listing it for PS4 could also be a typo, not that I would personally know about that sort of thing, really. However, according […]

  • Official mod tools for Total War: Attila are now available

    Official mod tools for Total War: Attila are now available and you can grab the new Assembly Kit as a beta through the tools menu via your Steam library. The Creative Assembly said the tools will be “immediately familiar” to modders of Rome 2 and Shogun 2, but the new version is the most “extensive” […]

  • How to get level 34 Ascended Raid gear in Destiny: House of Wolves

    Watch: two videos showing you how to get level 34 raid gear and a shopping list of what you need. One of the big changes that House of Wolves is bringing to Destiny is the chance to upgrade your weapons and gear to level 34. In these videos Arekkz Gaming shows you how to use […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves puts PvP back in the spotlight

    Destiny PvP players, your time has come to shine. New Crucible maps. New Crucible rewards. And the glorious wonder of Elimination mode. Destiny: House of Wolves puts PvP front and centre. When Destiny was first detailed, one of the things Bungie stressed was that there’d be something for everyone. If you wanted to play solo […]

  • Destiny: Trials of Osiris – everything you need to know in one video

    The Destiny: House of Wolves embargo has lifted, and with so much information floating around pertaining to Trials of Osiris, it can be overwhelming. Thankfully, Arekkz Gaming tells you everything you need to know in one video. In the video above you will be informed of how the 3v3 Team Deathmatch event works, how you […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves – watch a Trials of Osiris match from start to finish

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  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood – here’s what your PC needs in order to run it

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  • Destiny: Trials of Osiris – watch the livestream reveal right here

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  • May Xbox Games with Gold: Mafia 2, CastleStorm: Definitive Edition, F1 2013

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