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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth's Director Has Been Promoted To Square Enix's Executive Staff

by Wesley LeBlanc on Apr 03, 2024 at 07:53 AM

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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, the massive sequel to 2020's Final Fantasy VII Remake, hit PlayStation 5 back in February to acclaim from both critics and fans alike. We gave the game an 8.5 out of 10 and you can read about why in Game Informer's Final Fantasy VII Rebirth review. Now, a little over a month since the game's release, Square Enix has promoted Rebirth's director, Naoki Hamaguchi, to its executive staff alongside four others joining the ranks. 

The other promotions include that of Octopath Traveler series producer Tomoya Asano, Foamstars general manager Takeshi Nozue, Takayuki Hamada, and The DioField Chronicle producer Takamasa Shiba, as reported by Game Developer. These five Square Enix developers join others in the company's executive staff, like Final Fantasy XVI director and Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida and Final Fantasy series producer Yoshinori Kitase

Here's the full list of Square Enix executives after these recent additions

  • Takashi Kiryu
  • Tomoya Asano 
  • Tomoyoshi Osaki
  • Tsuneto Okuno
  • Yoshinori Kitase
  • Yosuke Saito
  • Ryutaro Sasaki
  • Hideaki Sato
  • Takamasa Shiba
  • Hajime Seki
  • Takeshi Nozue 
  • Naoki Hamaguchi 
  • Takayuki Hamada 
  • Kei Hirono
  • Katsuyoshi Matsuura
  • Atsushi Matsuda
  • Yuu Miyake
  • Naoki Yoshida

For more about Hamaguchi and his latest directorial effort, read Game Informer's Final Fantasy VII Rebirth review and then read Game Informer's Final Fantasy VII Rebirth cover story for behind-the-scenes details and more. Be sure to visit Game Informer's Final Fantasy VII Rebirth coverage hub for exclusive information about the game, interviews, videos, and more. 

[Source: Game Developer]

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