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Drama Gavin Moore leaves SCEJ (Demon's Souls creative director)

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Dj Khaled GIF by Music Choice
 

longdi

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Why is it worrying?

how jim herman are handling their own studios...feels very harsh and unapologetic after we get to know of jade raymond appointment.

iirc andrew house and mark cerny had good rapport with SCEJ staffers

ffs gavin moore is a 20 year veteran at scej.. :messenger_loudly_crying:
 
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there's a saying, if you don't value your own developers, experienced and unique ones, it just leave a sour business taste to us gamers...

Unless the "gamers" don't like you because they've decide you are personally to blame for everything and try to hound you out of the business! Been plenty of them over the years.
 
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longdi longdi , I know you make it a big part of your day to look up ammo for console wars and think a lot about us every day. It's a sad existence.

It's a shame we can't discuss this in good faith given how it's a trolling from the op.
Who made the thread doesn't mean you have to be of bad faith with your ideas on the topic.

My impression is, we shall see what happens.
 

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Where's Jason Schreier with the exclusive scoop about wtf is going on

Not much to scoop really. They just didn't renew annual contacts at Japan Studio as they are re-consolidating around Team Asobi.
Its somewhat unclear as to how many staff have been affected because nearly all the people announcing their departure have been producer-level, and its already been announced that its going to retain its administrative (QA) and localization functions.

At most 2 teams will have been affected because quite frankly the output from the studio over the last decade has been so patchy.
The reality is that since Sony withdrew from the handheld market the writing was on the wall, especially given how insanely successful SME/ANIPLEX have been with Fate/Grand Order over the same period.
 

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That picture looks like an inside joke from the studio that is being purposely misinterpreted as something else in this thread.

The latest tweets from Gavin express nothing but kind words for the team, the studio, for Sony and for their executives:


 
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Hope he lands a gig of his liking. I’m sure there are plenty of publishers out there willing to give him the money and time he needs to fulfill his creativity.
 

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meanwhile jade raymond is given a deal to make games for SCE...i wonder is this a power struggle between herman and SCEJ?

kinda worrying now ain't it?
Jade raymond is not the only developer given a deal to make games for SCE, you could say the same for Kojima studio , housemarques etc... as well.
You are thinking too much here.
 
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It could be interpreted as keeping a calm face when leaving despite being sad inside about it. Just a thought.
 
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Japan Studio had around 400 devs iirc, we will create threads about each of them? Of course he is leaving because studio closed down as of today.
 

longdi

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Jade raymond is not the only developer given a deal to make games for SCE, you could say the same for Kojima studio , housemarques etc... as well.
You are thinking too much here.

as of current, jade is unproven and long outta the game. will kojima next game be even on ps5?

as i said the contrast between SCEJ and jade feels sour.

if im a tabloid writer, i would think SCEJ remained headstrong not going down the same cinematic action AAA game,which ceo jim suggested them to. SCEJ probably thought that as a Japan 'hometown' team, they have more bargaining power. but Jim herman wants to consolidate power in SCEE and action against disobedience towards ceo, so they started to starve SCEJ of fundings, and hope frustration of being sidelined makes SCEJ veterans leave.... which they are doing!
 
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there's a saying, if you don't value your own developers, experienced and unique ones, it just leave a sour business taste to us gamers...
Yeah just like activision who fire hundreds of staff every now and then only to have record sales and make more money than ever amirite?!?!

dont even get me started on Konami 😂
 

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Who made the thread doesn't mean you have to be of bad faith with your ideas on the topic.

My impression is, we shall see what happens.

The content of the OP is enough to show the thread was created in bad faith. longdi longdi has been constantly trolling in PS related threads attempting to spread FUD, so it's not like this is the first time.

He is forum pollution at this point.
 

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as of current, jade is unproven and long outta the game.
Oh, so now Jade is an "unproven" professional just because two of the most mismanaged and stupid companies in the industry (EA and Stadia) decided to mess around with her and the studios she was in charge of?
 
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longdi

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Yeah just like activision who fire hundreds of staff every now and then only to have record sales and make more money than ever amirite?!?!

dont even get me started on Konami 😂

iirc MS made good money for their late kinect pivot during 360 times. but it don't mean us core gamers can't get sour over the areas we feel closer with an affinity
 
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The content of the OP is enough to show the thread was created in bad faith. longdi longdi has been constantly trolling in PS related threads attempting to spread FUD, so it's not like this is the first time.

He is forum pollution at this point.
Xbox is gaming pollution at this point, in the BC thread some unknown admin deleted a message of mine for calling out Microsoft's marketing BS with their mis-handling of the word (streaming is backwards compatibility now? Wtf)
 

longdi

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Xbox is gaming pollution at this point, in the BC thread some unknown admin deleted a message of mine for calling out Microsoft's marketing BS with their mis-handling of the word (streaming is backwards compatibility now? Wtf)

what's with the constant accusing? the same cries about some imaginary xbox secret discord...

the issue imo is the direction the new SCE has chosen, every day and new development, just reinforce the issues
 

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April fool's


He's definitely going to be a great asset wherever he decides to go.
 
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