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Shuhei Yoshida is Simply a “50-Something Year-Old Man” in Japan


Shuhei Yoshida is Simply a “50-Something Year-Old Man” in Japan

Retro gamer dudes for the win.

The Japanese media recently attended an exhibit in the country about the history of video games and managed to speak with Shuhei Yoshida, the president of Sony Computer Entertainment. The funny thing is, the person interviewing him didn’t seem to recognize him and Yoshida was listed as a “50-something year-old man” on the show.

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Yoshida happened to be playing Space Invaders when the interviewer approached him and started asking him questions and his thoughts on the retro game. The kicker is, Yoshida was supposed to be there to promote PlayStation VR.

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Over on Twitter, Yoshida laughed about the incident as well and even changed his profile description to “50-something year-old man.” He also mentions that he was fine being identified as an old gamer who enjoyed playing Space Invaders. Ironically enough, one of the biggest names in video games industry seems to be a lot more popular and well-known in the west than in his home country.

Thanks Kotaku for the translations, and Twitter user ATUSIBOX for the images.

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