Ashley from GamersFTW writes: This is the 3rd of a 4-part series in which I countdown the top 20 most influential game designers. If you missed the first two click 20-16 and 15-11 to catch up!
Really enjoying this series of articles. Personally I would have had Iwata higher, but I suppose it's difficult as so many of them have made such massive contributions!
Such a shame about Iwata. Nintendo legend!
Still in shock
Nice list, all great guys who have made a big contribution. Big fan of Saturo Iwata, was such an amazing programmer.
Some huge names on here! Glad to see the late great Iwata recognised as an influential designer.
Really enjoying these lists, can't wait to see who you pick for the top spot.
Yuji Horii the creator of Dragon Quest should be #1.
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