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List of famous male video game designers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male video game designers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being video game designers. There are thousand of males working as video game designers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic video game designers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a video game designer then the people below should give you inspiration.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, like Tōru Iwatani and Paul Reiche III.

While this isn't a list of all male video game designers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male video game designers?" and "Who are the best male video game designers?"
Steven Spielberg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Video Game Designers
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Steven Allan Spielberg is an American filmmaker. Spielberg is consistently considered as one of the leading pioneers of the New Hollywood era, as well as being viewed as one of the most popular and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema. In a career spanning more than four decades, Spielberg's films have covered many themes and genres. Spielberg's early science-fiction and adventure films were seen as archetypes of modern Hollywood blockbuster filmmaking. In later years, his films began addressing humanistic issues such as the Holocaust, the transatlantic slave trade, war, and terrorism. He is one of the co-founders of DreamWorks Studios. Spielberg won the Academy Award for Best ...more

Age: 71

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

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Hideo Kojima is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Video Game Designers
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Hideo Kojima is a Japanese video game designer, writer, and producer originally employed at Konami. He is the director of Kojima Productions and a former vice president of Konami Digital Entertainment, a position he held from early 2011until early 2015. He is the creator, director and writer of a number of successful video games, including the Metal Gear series of stealth games and the adventure games Snatcher and Policenauts, and he also produced series such as Zone of the Enders, Boktai and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow. Kojima is consistently named by fans and industry experts alike as being one of the most influential and innovative video game directors and writers in the industry. ...more

Age: 54

Birthplace: Setagaya, Japan

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Tommy Refenes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Video Game Designers
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Tommy Refenes is an American video game designer and programmer, best known for his work on the game Super Meat Boy, a platformer he co-created with developer Edmund McMillen. ...more

Age: 36

Birthplace: Hendersonville, North Carolina, United States of America

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Martin Hollis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Video Game Designers
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Martin Hollis is a computer and video game designer and the founder and CEO of Zoonami. He has worked in the computer and video game industry since 1996 and was Head of Software at Rare. He was director and producer of the critically acclaimed first-person shooters GoldenEye 007 and Perfect Dark. He left Rare in 1998, 14 months into the development of Perfect Dark, to work as a consultant on the development of the GameCube at Nintendo of America. In 2000, he founded Zoonami in Cambridge. ...more

Age: 55

Birthplace: Leicester, United Kingdom

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