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List of famous game producers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top game producers in the world? This includes the most prominent game producers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable game producers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic game producers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned game producers.

Items here include everything from Ed Boon to Boris Kourtoukov.

From reputable, prominent, and well known game producers to the lesser known game producers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the game producer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous game producers ever?" and "What are the names of famous game producers?" then you're in the right place. (190 items)
Shigeru Miyamoto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
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Shigeru Miyamoto is a Japanese video game designer and producer. He is best known as the creator of some of the best-selling, most critically acclaimed, most enduring, and most influential games and franchises of all time. Miyamoto joined Nintendo in 1977, when the company was beginning its foray ...more

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Age: 63

Birthplace: Sonobe, Japan

Profession: Businessperson, Video Game Producer, Cartoonist, Video game designer

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#1 on The Most Influential Game Programmers of All Time

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Don Bluth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
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Donald Virgil "Don" Bluth is an American animator, film director, producer, writer, production designer, video game designer and animation instructor who is known for directing animated films including The Secret of NIMH, An American Tail, The Land Before Time, All Dogs Go to Heaven, and Anastasia, ...more

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Age: 78

Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Production Designer, Video Game Producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer Author, + more

Credits: All Dogs Go to Heaven, The Secret of NIMH, Anastasia, The Land Before Time An American Tail, + more

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Peter Molyneux is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
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Peter Douglas Molyneux, OBE is a English video game designer and programmer. He created the god games Populous, Dungeon Keeper and Black & White as well as Theme Park, the Fable series and Curiosity – What's Inside the Cube? His new studio 22Cans currently works on Godus. ...more

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Age: 56

Birthplace: Guildford, United Kingdom

Profession: Video game designer, Game programmer

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#27 on The Most Influential Game Programmers of All Time

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Sid Meier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
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Sidney K. "Sid" Meier is a Canadian-American programmer, designer and producer of several popular strategy video games and simulation video games, most notably Civilization. Meier co-founded MicroProse in 1982 with Bill Stealey and is the Director of Creative Development of Firaxis Games, which he ...more

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Age: 61

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Programmer, Video Game Producer, Designer, Game programmer Game designer

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#3 on The Most Influential Game Programmers of All Time

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Ron Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
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Ron Gilbert is an American video-game designer, programmer, and producer, best known for his work on several classic LucasArts adventure games, including Maniac Mansion and the first two Monkey Island games. His games are generally focused on interactive story-telling. After leaving LucasArts, ...more

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Age: 51

Birthplace: La Grande, Oregon, United States of America

Profession: Programmer, Designer, Game programmer, Game designer

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Hironobu Sakaguchi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
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Hironobu Sakaguchi is a Japanese video game designer, director, producer, and former film director. He is the creator of the Final Fantasy series, and has had a long career in gaming with over 100 million units of video games sold worldwide. He left Square Enix and founded a studio called Mistwalker ...more

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Age: 53

Birthplace: Hitachinaka, Japan

Profession: Video game development, Designer, Author, Writer Game designer, + more

Credits: Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

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#9 on The Most Influential Game Programmers of All Time

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Junichi Masuda is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
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Junichi Masuda is a video game composer, director, designer, producer, and programmer best known for his work on the Pokémon franchise. He is a member of the Game Freak board of directors, and has worked at the company since 1989. He helped compose the music for games like Mendel Palace and Pulseman ...more

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Age: 47

Birthplace: Yokohama, Japan

Profession: Video game development, Video Game Producer, Game programmer

Credits: Pokémon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior, Pokémon the Movie: Black—Victini and Reshiram and White—Victini and Zekrom, Pokémon the Movie: Kyurem vs. the Sword of Justice, Genesect and the Legend Awakened Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, + more

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Gabe Newell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
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Gabe Logan Newell is the co-founder and managing director of video game development and online distribution company Valve Corporation. ...more

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Age: 53

Profession: Businessperson, Video Game Producer, Entrepreneur

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