GAME DESIGNER

Gunpei Yokoi

1941 - 1997

Gunpei Yokoi

Gunpei Yokoi (Japanese: 横井 軍平, Hepburn: Yokoi Gunpei, September 10, 1941 – October 4, 1997), sometimes transliterated Gumpei Yokoi, was a Japanese video game designer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gunpei Yokoi has received more than 413,252 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3rd most popular game designer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 410k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.09

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among GAME DESIGNERS

Among GAME DESIGNERS, Gunpei Yokoi ranks 3 out of 37Before him are Shigeru Miyamoto and Hideo Kojima. After him are Satoru Iwata, Satoshi Tajiri, Jeff Kinney, Sid Meier, Gary Gygax, Shinji Mikami, Toru Iwatani, Hironobu Sakaguchi, and Yu Suzuki.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1941, Gunpei Yokoi ranks 120Before him are Denys Arcand, Bruce Nauman, Bakili Muluzi, Lynne Cheney, George Lakoff, and Cass Elliot. After him are Adrian Lyne, Dr. John, Beau Bridges, Sérgio Mendes, Karl Barry Sharpless, and Chubby Checker. Among people deceased in 1997, Gunpei Yokoi ranks 79Before him are Samuel Fuller, Yevgeny Khaldei, Mate Boban, Stig Anderson, François Furet, and Ernst Wilimowski. After him are Teiichi Matsumaru, Kunihiko Kodaira, Andrés Rodríguez, Jean-Dominique Bauby, Giuseppe De Santis, and Bo Widerberg.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Gunpei Yokoi ranks 494 out of 3,113Before him are Kijūrō Shidehara (1872), Kakuichi Mimura (1931), Kikuzo Kisaka (null), Yukio Shimomura (1932), Hayato Ikeda (1899), and Minamoto no Yorimasa (1106). After him are Tomohiko Ikoma (1932), Nobuo Matsunaga (1921), Yoshijirō Umezu (1882), Takashi Mizuno (1931), Matsukata Masayoshi (1835), and Shigeo Shingo (1909).