Former employee of Nintendo Company Limited, having worked mainly in the development department during his time with the company.
Yokoi was born in Kyoto, Japan in 1941. He was a hobbyist who would moonlight on the weekends with his own projects that included building everything from toys to radios. After graduating from Doshisha, he officially joined Nintendo in 1965, initially working as a Maintenance Engineer before becoming Producer and General Manager of Research & Development 1 Division.
Profile: Gunpei Yokoi / 横井 軍平
Author: Kyoto Ninja
Source: Game Credits. Facebook Japan. Nintendo Japan Homepage. Kyoto Report Investigative Methods.
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