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Yu Suzuki To Leave Current Sega Role This September

Yu Suzuki To Leave Current Sega Role This September

June 24, 2011 | By Staff

June 24, 2011 | By Staff
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Yu Suzuki, the legendary video game designer behind games such as Outrun, Virtua Fighter and Shenmue, told Gamasutra in a new interview that later this year he will once again be changing his role at Sega.

"In 2008 I established YS NET, my current company," he said. "I'll be leaving my current job at Sega this September, and after that point I'll remain on as an advisor."

"So I've formally been with both companies from 2008 until September 2011. With the new company, I've been doing pretty much what I personally want to do myself," Suzuki added.

In 2009, Sega announced that Suzuki had retired from his role of manager of R&D creative officer at Sega's AM Plus to become part of the company's Amusement R&D division, where he has been ever since.

Earlier this month, Suzuki announced he had signed on with Japanese consultancy and development house Premium Agency to work on a fighting game using the Xbox 360's Kinect depth-sensing camera controller.

Suzuki also recently told Gamasutra that the mobile game Shenmue Town will very likely receive a smartphone port, including iOS a potential landing spot.


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