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List of Famous Game Producers

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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. {#nodes}
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  • Shigeru Miyamoto (Japanese: 宮本 茂, Hepburn: Miyamoto Shigeru, pronounced [mijamoto ɕiɡeɾɯ]; born November 16, 1952) is a Japanese video game designer and producer at Nintendo, where he serves as one...  more
  • Donald Virgil Bluth (; born September 13, 1937) is an American animator, film director, producer, writer, production designer, video game designer, and animation instructor. He is known for directing...  more

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  • Peter Douglas Molyneux (; born 5 May 1959) is an English video game designer and programmer. He created the god games Populous, Dungeon Keeper, and Black & White, as well as Theme Park, the Fable...  more
  • Sidney K. Meier ( MIRE; born February 24, 1954) is a Canadian-American programmer, designer, and producer of several strategy video games and simulation video games, including the Civilization...  more
  • Ron Gilbert is an American video-game designer, programmer, and producer. His games are generally focused on interactive story-telling, and he is arguably best known for his work on several classic...  more
  • Hironobu Sakaguchi (坂口 博信, Sakaguchi Hironobu) (born November 25, 1962) is a Japanese video game designer, director, producer, writer, and film director. He is best known as creator of the Final...  more
  • Junichi Masuda (増田 順一, Masuda Jun'ichi, born January 12, 1968) is a Japanese video game composer, director, designer, producer, and programmer best known for his work in the Pokémon franchise. He is...  more
  • Gabe Logan Newell (born (1962-11-03)November 3, 1962), commonly known by his nickname Gaben (), is an American computer programmer and businessman best known as the co-founder of the video game...  more
  • Daniel Bilson (born July 25, 1956) is an American writer, director, and producer of movies, television, video games, and comic books. Together with his frequent collaborator, Paul DeMeo, he is best...  more
  • Hideo Kojima (小島 秀夫, Kojima Hideo, born August 24, 1963) is a Japanese video game designer, writer, director and producer. Regarded as an auteur of video games, during his childhood and adolescence,...  more
  • Akira Yamaoka (山岡 晃, Yamaoka Akira, born February 6, 1968) is a Japanese video game music composer, sound designer, guitarist, and producer, best known for composing various games in the Silent Hill...  more
  • Sam Houser (born 1971) is a British video game producer and voice actor. He is the co-founder and president of Rockstar Games and one of the creative driving forces behind the games in the Grand...  more
  • Dan Houser is an English video game producer, writer, and voice actor, as well as the co-founder (along with his brother Sam) and vice president of creativity for Rockstar Games. As well as producing...  more
  • Edward John Boon (born February 22, 1964) is an American video game programmer, philanthropist, voice actor, and director who was employed for over 15 years at Midway Games and since 2011 has worked...  more
  • Jace Hall (born May 20, 1971 in Buffalo, New York) is an American film, television and video game producer, best known for being a founder of Monolith Productions Inc, and CEO of record keeping...  more
  • John Foster Pomeroy (born March 26, 1951) is an American animator who has worked for several major studios, including Walt Disney Animation Studios and Sullivan Bluth Studios. He has also worked as...  more
  • David Mullich (born 1958 in Burbank, California) is an American game producer and designer best known for creating the cult classic 1980 adventure game The Prisoner, producing the 1995 adaptation I...  more
  • Ragnar Tørnquist (born 31 July 1970) 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....  more
  • Cliff Bleszinski (; born 1975), popularly known as CliffyB, is an American video game designer. Former design director for the game development company Epic Games and the co-founder of Boss Key...  more
  • Yu Suzuki (鈴木 裕, Suzuki Yū, born June 10, 1958) is a Japanese game designer, producer, programmer, and engineer, who headed Sega's AM2 team for 18 years. He has been responsible for several of Sega's...  more
  • Goichi Suda (須田 剛一, Suda Gōichi, born January 2, 1968), commonly known by the nickname Suda51, is a Japanese video game designer, writer and director. He is the founder and CEO of Grasshopper...  more
  • Hal Barwood is an American screenwriter, film producer, film director, game designer, game producer, freelancer and novelist best known for his work on LucasArts games based on the Indiana Jones...  more
  • Eran Egozy is the Chief Technical Officer and VP of Engineering of Harmonix Music Systems, a company he founded with Alex Rigopulos in 1995. He also works as Professor of the Practice at MIT....  more
  • Frédérick Raynal [fʁedeʁik ʁɛnal] (born 1966) is a French video game designer and programmer, notable for his game developments in Infogrames, Adeline Software International and No Cliché. He is...  more