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Hideki Kamiya to leave PlatinumGames next month

Posted on October 12, 2023 by in General Gaming, News

Original (9/25): Hideki Kamiya will leave PlatinumGames on October 12, 2023, the studio has announced.

Kamiya is best known for directing the Bayonetta series, and also directed The Wonderful 101. He co-founded the company in 2007 with its current CEO Atsushi Inabata, as well as former members Shinji Mikami and Tatsuya Minami.

Below are the messages posted on X by PlatinumGames and Kamiya regarding the matter:

Update (10/12): Now that Kamiya has officially left PlatinumGames, he’s started up a YouTube channel and talked more about his departure – kind of. The big news is that he apparently can’t work in the industry for a year due to a non-compete clause. You can check it out below.

Let’s ask Kamiya! – Why’d he quit? What are his plans?

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