In a new tweet, Gravity Rush series character designer Shunsuke Saito announced that he left SIE Japan Studio. He is no longer at the company as of March 30th and Japan Studio is currently being restructured into Team ASOBI. Saito’s departure is another in the long list of high profile talent that have left Japan Studio as Sony ends the studio’s original game production. It’s unfortunate but we hope to see talent like Saito flourish in other development teams for more games. Such talents include Keiichiro Toyama, creator of Silent Hill, who formerly worked at Japan Studio. Toyama is now heading up Bokeh Game Studio for a new adventure horror project.

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