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 game industry. That’s why when his resigning as President and Representative Director of Square Enix was hailed by many with Joy and by a few with a bit of melancholy.

Looks like, despite his resignation, he didn't go too far, and will be able to watch from an executive position the rebirth of Final Fantasy XIV, that he stubbornly supported.

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Smurf11487d ago (Edited 1487d ago )

@Abriael, Do you spend all day on GAF or what? Haha.

Prcko1487d ago (Edited 1487d ago )

probably owner of dualshockers
it's easy to get top stories when you own a site :)

Abriael1487d ago

Not really owner, I'm just the news editor.

Need4Game1487d ago (Edited 1487d ago )


You've been warned.

Abriael1487d ago

@Need4Game: because he makes them, rite.

DragonKnight1487d ago

@Need4Game: You've been trolling that forever. It's not going to happen. You've been owned.

3-4-51487d ago

@ Need ...You act like that is a bad thing.

kalkano1487d ago


It most definitely is.

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yewles11487d ago

...isn't that more of a promotion?

Abriael1487d ago

Not necessarily a promotion, while the president has more of an executive role, the chairman of the board has more a vigilance and control role.

King-Prodigy-X1487d ago (Edited 1487d ago )

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!

Disagrees are from Wada.

r211487d ago

Oh no....he's back...for more Lightning Saga D:

Oneirous1487d ago

Dat avatar! Reflects your message perfectly.

r211487d ago

Hahaha it kinda does. Its Toph from the Avatar comics btw :)

araman1487d ago

I'm ok with this as long as he's not making major decisions. Keep that man away from 15 and KH3.

Inception1487d ago

I think his the one who made the decision to change versus name into XV and gone multiplat for both XV & KH 3.

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