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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Smurf11217d ago (Edited 1217d ago )

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

Prcko1217d ago (Edited 1217d ago )

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

Abriael1217d ago

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

Need4Game1217d ago (Edited 1217d ago )


You've been warned.

Abriael1217d ago

@Need4Game: because he makes them, rite.

DragonKnight1217d ago

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

3-4-51217d ago

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

kalkano1217d ago


It most definitely is.

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yewles11217d ago

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

Abriael1217d 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-X1217d ago (Edited 1217d ago )

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

Disagrees are from Wada.

r211217d ago

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

Oneirous1217d ago

Dat avatar! Reflects your message perfectly.

r211217d ago

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

araman1217d ago

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

Inception1217d 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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