Shawn Layden joins Tencent Games as a strategic advisor

    Former Sony boss embarks on a new venture.

    Former Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios chairman Shawn Layden announced he’s joined Tencent Games as a strategic advisor. Layden will support future projects and business at Tencent Games (Thanks, Wario64).

    “I am delighted to share that I have recently joined Tencent Games as a strategic advisor,” said Shawn Layden in a Linkedin post. “In this new role, I hope to advise, assist, and support the team at Tencent as they deepen their activities and commitments within the industry to which I’ve devoted the majority of my career. We are at an epoch defining moment in gaming and interactive entertainment. There are many possible roads ahead but only a few are profound, broadening, inclusive, edifying, inspiring, and/or sustainable. I am thrilled to continue this journey of discovery and thank Tencent for the opportunity.”

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    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email:

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