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List of famous video game designers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top video game designers in the world? This includes the most prominent video game designers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable video game designers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic video game designers 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 video game designers.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known video game designers to the lesser known video game designers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the video game designer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous video game designers ever?" and "What are the names of famous video game designers?" then you're in the right place. (20 items)
Steven Spielberg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous 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 on Wikipedia

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Hideo Kojima is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous 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 on Wikipedia

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Jens Bergensten

Programmer for Challenge ProMode Arena. ...more on Wikipedia

Tommy Refenes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous 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 on Wikipedia

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