Producer Kenichiro Imaizumi confirmed via Twitter that the Metal Gear Solid: Rising producer, Shigenobu Matsuyama, has been replaced.
Matsuyama's departure was hinted by Hideo Kojima on Twitter earlier this week when Kojima referred to Yuji Korekado as "the person in charge of Rising". Today, Kojima has confirmed that Korekado is the main producer on the title.
Matsuyama's reason for leaving was not explained. According to Imaizumi, Matsuyama has been moved to a different division. Check back for more information.