Interview: Nintendo's Unsung Star

Miyamoto might be the world's most famous game designer, but Super Mario Galaxy director Yoshiaki Koizumi is one of Nintendo's brightest lights.

Link's Awakening, Super Mario 64, Ocarina Of Time, Majora's Mask, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy: what's the first name to pop into your head? It's almost impossible not to think of Shigeru Miyamoto, but it's hard to conceive any other name to attach to such a remarkable series of titles. Yet a man called Yoshiaki Koizumi has quietly toiled on each one of them, most recently as game director for Super Mario Galaxy

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Blankman4327d ago

its not right to give one person credit for a great game. Great game is the effort of a lot of individuals. back in the day when games were easier to make and required less input maybe but now when you have over 100ppl working on one game its wrong to give credit to just one

Lord_Ash4326d ago

I hate it when people don't take credit, Miyamoto takes all the credit, but no one knows or give credit to this guy (I'm a fan by the way) and he worked on most of the Nintendo hits even more than Miyamoto did.

Some of the games he worked on (Super Mario Galaxy, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Super Mario 64, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Super Mario Kart and others.)

I understand that Miyamoto is Nintendo Poster boy but sill..