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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
Shigeru Miyamoto 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 ...more

Don Bluth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Don Bluth 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 ...more

Peter Molyneux is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Peter Molyneux 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 ...more

Sid Meier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Sid Meier 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 ...more

Ron Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Ron Gilbert 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 ...more

Hironobu Sakaguchi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Hironobu Sakaguchi 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 ...more

Junichi Masuda is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Junichi Masuda 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 ...more

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

Danny Bilson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Danny Bilson Daniel "Danny" Bilson is an American writer, director, and producer of movies, television, videogames, and comic books. With his writing partner Paul DeMeo, Danny Bilson wrote the ...more

Hideo Kojima is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Hideo Kojima 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 ...more

Akira Yamaoka is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Akira Yamaoka Akira Yamaoka is a Japanese video game composer, sound designer, sound director, and video game producer who worked for Konami from 1993 until his resignation in 2009. He is best known for ...more

Sam Houser is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Sam Houser Sam Houser is an English video game producer and developer. He is the co-founder and president of Rockstar Games and one of the creative driving forces behind the games in the Grand Theft Auto ...more

Dan Houser is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Dan Houser Dan Houser is an English video game producer as well the co-founder and vice president of creativity for Rockstar Games. As well as producing video games, Houser is the head writer for Rockstar ...more

Ed Boon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Ed Boon Edward J. "Ed" Boon is an American video game programmer and director who had been employed for over 15 years at Midway Games and currently works for Warner Bros. Interactive ...more

Jace Hall is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Jace Hall Jace Hall is an American film, television and video game producer, best known for being founder and Chief Executive Officer of Monolith Productions Inc and President of HDFILMS, INC. He is also ...more

John Pomeroy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
John Pomeroy John Pomeroy is an American animator who has worked for several major studios, including The Walt Disney Company and Sullivan Bluth Studios. He has also worked as producer and screenwriter on ...more

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David Mullich is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
David Mullich David Mullich is an American game producer and designer best known for creating the cult classic 1980 adventure game The Prisoner, producing the 1995 adaptation I Have No Mouth, and I Must ...more

Ragnar Tørnquist is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Ragnar Tørnquist Ragnar Tørnquist is a Norwegian game designer and author. He has been working for Funcom in Oslo since 1994, and has founded his own studio Red Thread Games in November 2012.

Cliff Bleszinski is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Cliff Bleszinski Clifford Michael Bleszinski, popularly known as CliffyB, is an American video game designer, former design director for the game development company Epic Games, and the founder of Boss Key ...more

Yu Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Yu Suzuki Yu Suzuki is a Japanese game designer and producer who has spent his entire career with Sega Enterprises. Often referred to as Sega's answer to Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto, he has been ...more

Goichi Suda is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Goichi Suda Goichi Suda, also known as Suda 51, is the CEO of Grasshopper Manufacture and a former designer at Human Entertainment. The "51" in his nickname, Suda 51, is a pun on his given name. ...more

Hal Barwood is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Hal Barwood Hal Barwood is an American screenwriter, film producer, game designer and game producer best known for his work on games based on the Indiana Jones license.

Eran Egozy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Eran Egozy Eran Egozy is the Chief Technical Officer and VP of Engineering of Harmonix Music Systems, a company he founded with Alex Rigopulos in 1995.

Frédérick Raynal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Frédérick Raynal Frédérick Raynal is a French video game designer and programmer, notable for his game developments in Infogrames, Adeline Software International and No Cliché. He is married ...more

Boris Kourtoukov is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Boris Kourtoukov A professional web designer and front end developer. In the past he dabbled in game development, digital painting and project management.

Atsushi Inaba is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Atsushi Inaba Atsushi Inaba is a Japanese video game producer for Platinum Games. He is also the former CEO and producer of the Capcom subsidiary Clover Studio, best known as the creative force behind ...more

Yoshinori Kitase is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Yoshinori Kitase Yoshinori Kitase is a Japanese game director and producer working for Square Enix. He is known as the director of Final Fantasy VI, Chrono Trigger, Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VIII and ...more

David Cage is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
David Cage David De Gruttola, known by his pseudonym David Cage, is a French musician, writer and video game designer. He is the founder of the game development studio Quantic Dream. Cage wrote and ...more

Akihiro Hino is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Akihiro Hino Akihiro Hino is the president and CEO of the Japanese video game developer Level-5.

Joe Velikovsky is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Joe Velikovsky Joe Velikovsky a.k.a. JT Velikovsky is an Australian Transmedia Writer-Director-Producer and Consultant, and Film Writer-Director-Producer, and also Game, Film and TV Writer, Game Designer, and ...more

Markus Persson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Markus Persson Markus Alexej Persson, also known as Notch or xNotch, is a Swedish video game programmer and designer. Persson is known as the founder of Mojang, the video game company he founded alongside Carl ...more

Chris Taylor is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Chris Taylor Chris Taylor is a computer game designer and entrepreneur most famous for developing Total Annihilation and the Dungeon Siege series and for founding Gas Powered Games. In 2002, GameSpy named ...more

Jade Raymond is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Jade Raymond Jade Raymond is a Canadian video game executive and former Managing Director of Ubisoft Toronto.

Jon Shafer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Jon Shafer Jon Shafer is an American designer and programmer of computer games. He was the lead designer of the strategy game Civilization V, developed by Firaxis. Currently, Shafer is the president of ...more

Brent Erickson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Brent Erickson Brent Erickson is an American computer and video game developer with many titles to his credit. He has been involved in nearly every aspect of game development, from design to production. He ...more

Warren Zide is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Warren Zide Warren Zide is a film producer.

Hiroyuki Kobayashi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Hiroyuki Kobayashi Hiroyuki Kobayashi is a Japanese video game and anime television series producer and supervisor. He is employed by Capcom.

Tetsuya Mizuguchi is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Tetsuya Mizuguchi Tetsuya Mizuguchi is a video game designer and co-founder of the video game development firm Q Entertainment. He formerly worked for Sega as a producer in their Sega AM3 'arcade machines' team, ...more

Louis Castle is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Louis Castle Louis Castle is an American video games designer.

Guillaume de Fondaumière is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Guillaume de Fondaumière Guillaume de Fondaumiere is a video game producer.

Reuben Langdon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Reuben Langdon Reuben Langdon is a stunt performer, actor and film producer.

Todd Howard is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Todd Howard Todd Howard is an American video game designer, director, and producer. He currently serves as Game Director and Executive Producer at Bethesda Game Studios, where he has led the creation of ...more

Yoshiaki Koizumi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Yoshiaki Koizumi Yoshiaki Koizumi is a Japanese video game designer, director and producer. He graduated from Osaka University of Arts as a filmmaker and has been working at Nintendo since 1991. Koizumi is ...more

Alex Rigopulos is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Alex Rigopulos Alexander Peter "Alex" Rigopulos was the CEO of Harmonix Music Systems, a company he founded with Eran Egozy in 1995. Rigopulos personally cites Japanese game designers Masaya ...more

Hiroyuki Kimura is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Hiroyuki Kimura Hiroyuki Kimura is a Japanese graphics designer. Kimura joined in Nintendo as a trainee in 1988, and designed the character of Super Mario Bros. 3 in the first. After that, he was originally ...more

Jon Woods is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Jon Woods Jon Vincent Woods is a former UK based computer game producer. In 1984 he co-founded Manchester based software development company Ocean Software with David Ward. After over a decade of success ...more

Alex Seropian is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Alex Seropian Alexander Seropian is an American video game developer, one of the initial founders and later president of Bungie Software Products Corporation, the developer of the Marathon, Myth, and Halo ...more

Casey Hudson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Casey Hudson Casey Hudson is a Canadian video game developer.

Mike Bithell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Game Producers
Mike Bithell Mike Bithell is a BAFTA award winning video game developer.