Former Sony Computer Entertainment chairman and CEO Ken Kutaragi has joined Marvelous AQL as an External Director, according to a Nikkei report
. Kutaragi played a significant role in the PlayStation's formative years, and later headed up development of the PlayStation 2 and PS3. He retired
from Sony in 2007, but remained as an advisor and SCEI's honorary chairman until 2011.
Marvelous AQL co-developed the recent PS Vita release Soul Sacrifice
, and created 2012's 3DS farming sim Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning
. Marvelous subsidiary Xseed recently purchased
Atlus Online, rebranding itself as Marvelous USA earlier this month.