Harvest Moon Creator Steps DownS

Yasuhiro Wada, honcho of Japanese company Marvelous, will be leaving his post as Director of Digital Contents on March 31.

Wada is best known for creating the farm simulator Harvest Moon.

According to the company, Wada is leaving for "personal reasons". Starting on April 1, Wada will serve as an advisor for Marvelous. Marvelous has put most of its effort behind publishing Wii and DS titles like No More Heroes and Rune Factory 3.

Marvelous also published Little King's Story. The co-developer of that game, Fukuoka-based Cing, filed for bankruptcy earlier this month.