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Gunpei Yokoi (1941–1997)

Gunpei Yokoi was born on September 10, 1941 in Kyoto, Japan. He is known for his work on Super Metroid (1994), Metroid (1986) and Donkey Kong (1981). He died on October 4, 1997 in Neagarimachi, Ishikawa, Japan. See full bio »

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 1996 Tetris Attack (Video Game) (producer - as Gumpei Yokoi)
 1996 Kirby's Block Ball (Video Game) (producer)
 1996 3-D Tetris (Video Game) (producer)
 1995 Virtual Boy Wario Land (Video Game) (producer - as Gumpei Yokoi)
 1995 Mario's Tennis (Video Game) (producer - as Gumpei Yokoi)
 1995 Teleroboxer (Video Game) (producer)
 1994 EarthBound (Video Game) (producer - as G. Yokoi)
 1994 Super Metroid (Video Game) (producer - as G. Yokoi)
 1994 Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (Video Game) (producer - as Gumpei Yokoi)
 1993 Mario & Wario (Video Game) (executive producer - as Gumpei Yokoi)
 1992 Metroid II: The Return of Samus (Video Game) (producer)
 1992 Yoshi's Cookie (Video Game) (producer)
 1992 Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (Video Game) (producer)
 1990 Dr. Mario (Video Game) (producer)
 1990 Faia Emuburemu: Ankoku Ryu to Hikari no Tsurugi (Video Game) (producer)
 1990 SolarStriker (Video Game) (producer - as G. Yokoi)
 1989 EarthBound Beginnings (Video Game) (producer - as G. Yokoi)
 1989 Super Mario Land (Video Game) (producer - as G. Yokoi)
 1986 Kid Icarus (Video Game) (producer - as G. Yokoi)
 1986 Metroid (Video Game) (producer)
 1985 Stack-Up (Video Game) (producer - uncredited)
 1984 Duck Hunt (Video Game) (producer)
 1984 Balloon Fight (Video Game) (producer)
 1983/I Mario Bros. (Video Game) (producer)
 1982/I Donkey Kong Junior (Video Game) (producer)
 1981 Donkey Kong (Video Game) (producer)
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G. Yokoi | Gumpei Yokoi
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Hired by Nintendo Co Ltd. in 1969. See more »

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Mr. Y.

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Virgo

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