Yoshio Sakamoto
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Yoshio Sakamoto

Current employee of Nintendo Company Limited, having worked mainly in the development department during his time with the company.

Sakamoto is a native resident of Japan. After graduating from the Osaka University of Arts, he officially joined Nintendo in 1982, initially working as a Graphic Artist for the Research & Development 1 Division.

His first prize work was designing early Game & Watch software, which quickly shifted to designing Famicom titles. None more celebrated than his level design work on Metroid for the Famicom Disk System.

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Work History

Manager / Producer
Nintendo Co., Ltd.
January 2004 - Present

Developer
Nintendo Co., Ltd.
April 1982 - Present

BA, Faculty of Visual Design
Osaka University of Arts
Fall 1978 – Spring 1982

Notable Works


INFOBOX
Profile: Yoshio Sakamoto / 坂本 賀勇二
Company: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Source: Game Credits. Japan Media Archives. Kyoto Report Investigative Methods.
Author: Kyoto Ninja

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