Capcom vet Hiroyuki Kobayashi joins NetEase
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Capcom Veteran Hiroyuki Kobayashi announced on Twitter today that he will be joining NetEase after leaving Resident Evil publisher.
Kobayashi is a programmer on the original Resident Evil, released in 1996. He has served as a producer on several subsequent Capcom games, including Resident Evil 4 and Devil May Cry 4.
He’s not the only Japanese developer to join the Chinese game conglomerate. NetEase acquires Suda51’s Grasshopper production in 2001.
Kobayashi said that more details on his producer role at NetEase will come later.
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