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Former Eidos Montreal boss leaves Square Enix over 'irreconcilable differences'

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Former Eidos Montreal studio head Stephane D'Astous has resigned from Square Enix, according to a report from Develop. Speaking to the website, D'Astous criticized the company's "lack of leadership, courage, and communication."

“Since last year’s financial short-coming performance of Square Enix Europe, we (HQ London and GM Eidos-Montreal) have had growing and divergent opinions on what needed to be done to correct the situation,” he said.

“The lack of leadership, lack of courage and the lack of communication were so evident, that I wasn’t able to conduct my job correctly. I realized that our differences were irreconcilable, and that the best decision was unfortunately to part ways.”

Square Enix's managerial reshuffle last month saw D'Astous removed from his leadership role at Eidos Montreal. He was moved to a new role focused on cross-studio operations, while Deus Ex: Human Revolution executive producer David Anfossi replaced him.

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