GAME DESIGNER

Shigeru Miyamoto

1952 - Today

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Shigeru Miyamoto (pronounced [mijamoto ɕiɡeɾɯ]; born November 16, 1952) is a Japanese video game designer, producer and game director at Nintendo, where he serves as one of its representative directors. He is the creator of some of the most acclaimed and best-selling game franchises of all time, including Mario and The Legend of Zelda. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shigeru Miyamoto has received more than 4,340,104 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Shigeru Miyamoto is the most popular game designer, the 161st most popular biography from Japan (up from 228th in 2019) and the most popular Japanese Game Designer.

Shigeru Miyamoto is most famous for his work on the video game series Super Mario Bros.

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  • 3.56

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Among GAME DESIGNERS

Among game designers, Shigeru Miyamoto ranks 1 out of 46After him are Ralph H. Baer, Hideo Kojima, Gabe Newell, Markus Persson, Gunpei Yokoi, Jeff Kinney, Alexey Pajitnov, Satoru Iwata, Sid Meier, Satoshi Tajiri, and Steve Jackson.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1952, Shigeru Miyamoto ranks 37Before him are Jean-Paul Gaultier, Tomislav Nikolić, Salome Zourabichvili, Jimmy Connors, Dan Aykroyd, and Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. After him are Laura Branigan, Mr. T, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Idriss Déby, Vahid Halilhodžić, and İbrahim Tatlıses.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Shigeru Miyamoto ranks 161 out of 5,560Before him are Takashi Kasahara (1918), Emperor Kōgen (-272), Empress Meishō (1624), Yasuo Takamori (1934), Yozo Aoki (1929), and Eisaku Satō (1901). After him are Yasukazu Tanaka (1933), Kitarō (1953), Emperor Kaika (-208), Takashi Shimura (1905), Saizo Saito (1908), and Yasuhiro Nakasone (1918).

Among GAME DESIGNERS In Japan

Among game designers born in Japan, Shigeru Miyamoto ranks 1After him are Hideo Kojima (1963), Gunpei Yokoi (1941), Satoru Iwata (1959), Satoshi Tajiri (1965), Hironobu Sakaguchi (1962), Toru Iwatani (1955), Shinji Mikami (1965), Tetsuya Nomura (1970), Yu Suzuki (1958), Masahiro Sakurai (1970), and Hidetaka Miyazaki (1974).