Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
August 15, 2018
arrowPress Releases
  • Editor-In-Chief:
    Kris Graft
  • Editor:
    Alex Wawro
  • Contributors:
    Chris Kerr
    Alissa McAloon
    Emma Kidwell
    Bryant Francis
    Katherine Cross
  • Advertising:
    Libby Kruse






If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


 The Last Guardian  Producer Leaves Sony For Social Games

The Last Guardian Producer Leaves Sony For Social Games

December 7, 2011 | By Mike Rose




Yoshifusa Hayama, executive producer on delayed PlayStation 3 adventure title The Last Guardian, has left Sony to join social games company Bossa Studios.

Hayama spent four years at SCE as its vice president, and will now take up a role at Bossa as creative director on its upcoming projects.

Bossa launched its first title, Monstermind, on Facebook earlier this year. A week prior to the release, the company was acquired by Shine Group, the British media company wholly owned by American media conglomerate News Corporation.

Regarding his move to Bossa, Hayama explained in a Eurogamer report, "The future of gaming is definitely online and thanks to recent developments with Flash 11, there is no reason why a social game can no longer be as visually stunning and as compelling as the big console titles," reports Eurogamer.

He continued, "Together at Bossa we have plans to bring a plethora of games to Facebook and eventually other appropriate social media channels, which include 3D elements and can be enjoyed by all age and interest groups."

Development on The Last Guardian has seen a troubling year. The game was delayed in April, while last month it was rumored that Ico creator Fumito Ueda had left Sony.


Related Jobs

Monomi Park
Monomi Park — San Mateo, California, United States
[08.14.18]

Game Engineer
Monomi Park
Monomi Park — San Mateo, California, United States
[08.14.18]

3D Environment Artist
Deck Nine Games
Deck Nine Games — Westminster, Colorado, United States
[08.14.18]

Lighting Artist
Unknown Worlds Entertainment, Inc.
Unknown Worlds Entertainment, Inc. — San Francisco, California, United States
[08.14.18]

Visual FX Artist









Loading Comments

loader image