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Legendary Final Fantasy art director Yusuke Noara leaves company

You might not know his name, but you're aware of Yusuke Naora's work. Among a heap of obscure projects like The Bouncer, he also worked on core Final Fantasy games, and served as art director for VII, VIII, X, and XV. He's a legend, but after 24 years of service with Square Enix, he's left the company. Don't worry, it's amicable, as he's doing it with "family in mind," and will continue to illustrate and work part time for Square Enix (though nothing has been announced yet) while focusing on some much deserved rest.
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