games are great but the guys behind it are greater and we have to thank them all not just these guys in the list THEM ALL
That list is Great but it was missing some great new creators like Little big planet and naughty dog... you know the guys behind uncharted, jax and dexter, and crash...
you are right uncharted is really great but u said it the guys behind it not the guy
I think Cory Barlog should be there. He took God of War 1 and LITERALLY raised it to like the 10th power. Jaffe himself admits that he made poor level design choices in GOW1. Yu Suzuki should be on that list as well IMO.
WTF? No mention of TIM SCHAFER anywhere?!?! You know, the guy who helped create Monkey Island, Psychonauts, Grim Fandango, Brutal Legend, and Costume Quest?!!
I get the feeling that he's in the doghouse right now. He's behind some of the greatest games of all time, but you're only as good as your last album, in his case Brutal Legend. I figure people will remember him again once he brings out his next big project.
Naughty Dog is a new developer? O.o List was missing quite a few names. However, I think it was going more towards individual people rather than companies. Regardless, Schafer should've been on it.
umm,,, Shigeru Miyamoto .. the father of gaming... not a really big nintendo fan but give credit where credit is due
to miss out naughty dog is a sin though,bungie should also be there they created a phenomenon
Yeah I read the list and was like WTF is this guy joking....
He WAS great. But when you implement the same formula over and over, it gets old.
thats got to be one of the worst statements ever made in the history of gaming. in what way, shape or form have any of shingeru miamotos games stayed the same?!?! even in the days of the NES for gods sake, mario was a side scrolling platformer, EXcite bike was a racer and zelda was a top-down RPG platformer! sorry there wasnt enough variety for you on EIGHT BITS OF MEMORY. Christ, sorry the guy didnt invent nintendo and the toaster oven. shingeru miamoto is not only the most legendary game developer (or designer, whatever hes doing these days) of all time, but he his also the father of all gaming PERIOD. there would be ZERO gaming industry without him. to try and rob the man of his monumental impact is nothing short of moronic. furthermore, its pretty pathetic that you guys toss up names like naughty dog or even hideo. naughty dog is my favorite company at the moment but really, ONE near-perfect game from an entire company warrants them to be mentioned? DUDE, ONE FUCKING MAN HAS CREATED LIKE 9!!!! thats not even an exageration by any means!!! Even hideo has gotten his fame by creating one amazing series, that hasnt changed a bit since it got famous, speaking of "using the same formula over and over". on the other hand please do tell me how the mario series has used the same formula throughout the last 30 years? you seem to think that just because the same franchises have been around for so long that they havent changed, and therefor miyamoto lacks imagination. lemmie tell ya somethin buddy, were not all nintendo fans here. weve all got our favorite devs and picks, but it is an IRREFUTABLE FACT that Miyamoto is 10 times the game creator any one other developer is. i honestly challenge anyone to prove that statement false. give me a name of a gaming dev one fucking tenth the amazingness of Miyamoto.
Saying Miyamoto is the greatest and still is and calling it a "fact" is false. It's an opinion. There, your claim has been proven false.
Gaming did not start with Nintendo. You do know that, right? I'm not disparaging the man's accomplishments, which are considerable, but there have been other creators, both before and after him who have made great and important contributions in their own right. John Carmack, Julian Gollop, Casey Hudson, Yu Suzuki..
the grammar is hard to swallow.
That's what she said (?) And how could they NOT include Miyamoto?!
Yu Suzuki is better than at LEAST half a dozen people on this list. Very poor list indeed.
really nice list
GOOD BUT NOT GOOD ENOUGH
That list was beyond terrible.
I just looked at teh pictures because well, idk how this is even considered an article lmao
I have to say that if shingeru Miamoto(im not even going to attempt to spell check that) isnt number one on this list, then this list is complete and utter garbage by default. now, lets have a look see :)
I have to ask, is there some kind of internet trash can we could toss this list in, then burn?
SEE?! most of them are Japanese. ;p I really hate how console gamers who were licking Japanese game creators @sses for over 20 years playing Japanese games like crazy. Now they pretend all Japanese games are $hit and HALO and Uncharted are the best games ever. Plus the list sucks because Cage and Cox do not deserve to be on it (they made weak games and do not have any big achievements in their career, especially Cox with one game that is a copy-pasta from GoW and Uncharted). It also lacks such names as Rieko Kodama, Yu Suzuki, Cozy Okada, Yasumi Matsuno, Yu Naka, Shigeru Miyamoto (it's more like "The Game creators I know" list) PLUS - he spelled Shinji Mikami wrong, lol
u said u hate japnese and now also the british sorry u are a Racial
LOL? Where I wrote I hate Japanese? I know I messed up the first paragraph a bit but com'on. Also I don't have nothing against British people. I just hate liars like Cox and Cage (who is a French btw).
"u said u hate japnese and now also the british sorry u are a Racial" Somewhere out there, grammar police officers everywhere are crying.
1 - Shigeru Miyamoto 2 - Ed Boon 3 - John Carmack
ed boon. big ups brotha!
Miyamoto truly is the greatest developer of all time. The man's list of accomplishments could fill a book. The guy developed Mario, Zelda, Donkey Kong, Pikmin and Star Fox. 3 of those games helped jump-start my gaming career as a child. He helped Nintendo develop all their consoles, starting with the NES, which by the way SAVED gaming as we know it today. He's been in the industry for over 30 years. No other creator can say that. He is the Godfather of gaming, end of story.
Agreed. How the creator of this list missed such massive names and put in a bloke whose only game is Bayonetta is beyond me. Oh wait - he spoke to a fan on twitter about Bayonetta 2. That obviously makes him a legend. Epic fail list.
I think Suzuki is better. Miyamoto did create Super Mario Bros. But it's Suzuki who was pushing games forward with technology for many many years (VF and Shenmue). Edit: @distorted_reality: You obviously didn't play Shenmue back in the days.
............... You're saying that he has done more for the industry (both from a gaming and technological standpoint) than Miyamoto? Either you're delusional, you haven't got a clue, or you're trolling, and I honestly don't know which of the three it is. I have played Shenmue a fair bit actually, but I don't see how that's relevant.
wow, there is a massive amount of idiotic statements going on around this thread. keep dreamin kiddo...
All those at Studio Liverpool (formerly Psygnosis) :D Use to work there, some very talented people :) But on a serious note, Miyamoto is an utter legend!
Does it sound familiar?
It's not so much console gamers that can't recall him, but more so the ages of I suspect a lot of young gamers on N4G. Carmack is old-school so he's sort of forgotten in this day and age as a headline game designer. He ushered in 1st person shooters but I still wouldn't put him above Miyamoto. He's definitely on THE top 10 list, no question about it.
They missed Yu Suzuki ?? What a joke. Noticed how the japanese creators are in high number ?? Yeah. That's because they are really good in this job. 2003 "The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences has announced that Yu Suzuki will be the recipient of the organization's Hall of Fame award. The award will be presented to the creator of the Virtua Fighter series, Shenmue, and a number of other Sega properties at the upcoming DICE (design, innovate, communicate, entertain) Summit, which will be held in Las Vegas on February 27." How the fuck Yu Suzuki isn't on that list ?? That's how we find out gaming journalists dont know shit about the video game world.
Glad they got Sakaguchi on the list he made some of my favorite games. On a future list I think Tetsuya Nomura should be on there.
According to this list Japan invented gaming. Not a single PC dev nevermind that western PC devs created the corner stone of the gaming universe. It's also damning that that contributions of these Japanese devs are less and less relevant. Just look at that current gaming world today across all platform, the western influences with PC roots are totally dominating across all platforms. Halo/Killzone/Call of Duty, anything by Bioware, Fallout/Oblivion, anything MMO, anything RTS. I'll toss the Tomb Raider/Uncharted on that pile too.
How can they not put Yu Suzuki on that list he created timeless classics like outrun,space harrier,hang on,virtual fighter.virtual cop ect...are they screwed up in the head he helped pave the future of gaming.
why arent any western names on that list?ive notice many creators from the west dont get the credit they deserve
i agree with some of your list, also, everyone has his opinion so we dont have to be hatin... :)
how bout john carmack? without him, fps wouldn't be the way they are...my two cents oopss...already posted
Good list but if you're going to put a list up on the net which is going to read by people from all over the world, atleast use proper spelling and grammer.
This list is idiotic.Too many Japanese developers,when Japanese gaming development is almost dead at this point with the only real innovation coming from Hideo Kojima.My top 10 list would also have - #1 Sam Houser behind the GTA franchise,among others. #2 Amy Henning behind the Uncharted series #3 David Jaffe behind God Of War 1,2 and the Twisted Metal series. #4 John Carmack behind Doom,Wolfenstein among others.
David Jaffe is on this list. Little quick there?
i Already commented, but i checked the list again and i was wondering why david cox is there... ? i know Castlevania LoS is great, but a 1 good game doesn't really put a person in a top 12 game creators..
but misses Shigeru Myamoto
john carmack??? warren spector???
And here's why you don't use Google Translate to do your editorializing.
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