BirthdaySeptember 10, 1941
BirthplaceKyoto, Japan

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Gunpei Yokoi

    Full name: Gunpei Yokoi
    Also known as: Gunpei Yokoi, Yokoi, Gunpei, 横井 軍平
    Professions: Producer, Miscellaneous Crew, Director
    Occupation: Game designer

  2. Gunpei Yokoi Death information

    Died: Saturday, 4th of October, 1997 (Age: 56)
    Death cause: Road traffic accident

  3. Gunpei Yokoi Biography

    Gunpei Yokoi (横井 軍平, Yokoi Gunpei, September 10, 1941 – October 4, 1997), sometimes transliterated Gumpei Yokoi, was a Japanese video game designer. He was a long-time Nintendo employee, best known as creator of the Game Boy and Game & Watch handheld systems, inventor of the modern-day D-pad or 'cross' pad (a design that nearly all video game controllers use today), and producer of a few long-running and critically acclaimed video game franchises.

  4. Gunpei Yokoi Family

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