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CAPCOM ANNOUNCES RESTRUCTURING OF ESPORTS AND MEDIA LICENSNG BUSINESSES INTO CAPCOM MEDIA VENTURES (CMV) ENTITY

CAPCOM ANNOUNCES RESTRUCTURING OF ESPORTS AND MEDIA LICENSNG BUSINESSES INTO CAPCOM MEDIA VENTURES (CMV) ENTITY LOS ANGELES (May 1, 2019) – Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced a restructuring of its esports and media licensing business units. The new entity, dubbed Capcom Media Ventures (CMV), formed on March 1, 2019 and manages all of the company’s global esports initiatives outside of Japan including Capcom Pro Tour (CPT) and Street Fighter® League (SFL) as well as Capcom’s entertainment licensing efforts. “Los Angeles has become a major hub for esports production and it’s one of the global centers of Street Fighter fandom,” said Midori Yuasa, CEO, Capcom Media Ventures.  “Our presence in the city gives us intimate access to those resources and community thought leaders. In addition, there are obvious benefits for our media licensing team to be based so close to our Hollywood partners.” Capcom […]

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BREAKING: Nintendo of America’s Reggie Fils-Aime to Retire: Doug Bowser Named New President

Transition will Occur in April REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 21, 2019 – After more than 15 notable years at Nintendo of America, and nearly 13 as its President and COO, Reggie Fils-Aime will retire. His last day with Nintendo will be April 15. Doug Bowser, NOA’s current Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, will then succeed Reggie as President of Nintendo of America. Nintendo fans, Reggie has a message for all of you. Please take a look. pic.twitter.com/EAhaEl5oEJ — Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) February 21, 2019 “I really appreciate everything Reggie has done for Nintendo,” said Shuntaro Furukawa, President of Nintendo Co., Ltd. “Inside and outside our company, Reggie is known as an exceptional leader. We are grateful that he is leaving the business in good shape with strong momentum. While we will miss him and we wish him the very best in his retirement, we are also pleased to […]

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SEGA of America COO and President Ian Curran Assumes Dual-Role of Atlus U.S.A. President and COO and SEGA West CEO Tatsuyuki Miyazaki to Become Atlus U.S.A. CEO

SEGA of America COO and President Ian Curran Assumes Dual-Role of Atlus U.S.A. President and COO and SEGA West CEO Tatsuyuki Miyazaki to Become Atlus U.S.A. CEO

Former Atlus U.S.A., Inc. President and CEO Naoto Hiraoka will focus on his role as Atlus brand owner and further expand the Atlus brand worldwide IRVINE, Calif. – Oct. 1, 2018 – SEGA of America, Inc. (SOA) and Atlus U.S.A., Inc. today announced that Ian Curran, SEGA of America, Inc. President and COO, will become President and COO of Atlus U.S.A., Inc. and work alongside SEGA West CEO Tatsuyuki Miyazaki to further the financial goals of both SEGA of America, Inc. and Atlus U.S.A., Inc. Mr. Miyazaki will assume the role of Atlus U.S.A., Inc. CEO as Naoto Hiraoka steps into a role to focus as Atlus brand owner. Recognized for his contribution to and leadership of ATLUS U.S.A., Inc. and the resulting success of titles like Persona 5, Catherine and SMT series, Mr. Hiraoka will now move forward leading many of the company’s important creative projects. “I’m so proud of […]

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SEGA of America Appoints Ian Curran As COO and President

New Appointee Will Also Serve on Atlus U.S.A., Inc Board IRVINE, Calif. – August 1, 2018 – SEGA of America (SOA) and Atlus U.S.A., Inc. today announced the appointment of Ian Curran as SOA’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO) and President, effective August 1, 2018. In his role, Ian will be responsible for utilizing all resources available to maximize the profitability of the publishing and Sonic business units within the Americas and EMEA, serving also on the board of Atlus U.S.A., Inc. He will report directly to the CEO of SEGA West, Tatsuyuki Miyazaki and will work with employees in SEGA’s offices located in Irvine, Burbank and London. “My thanks and gratitude to Mr. Miyazaki and the entire company leadership for this opportunity to lead our operations and executions in the Americas and EMEA. I appreciate all of the incredible efforts Mr. Hiraoka has made to lay the groundwork for our […]

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