IGN: From Janitor to Superstar

Gunpei Yokoi was once just an assembly line worker at a Nintendo factory. But armed with inventiveness and his education, Yokoi started tinkering around in his free time. His invention gained the notice of his boss. And within twenty years, he was a star of his company, responsible for some of the biggest names in the videogame industry. Game Boy. Metroid. Donkey Kong. All of these seminal moments were guided by the genius of Yokoi, a brilliant creator with a storybook arc shattered by a tragic ending.

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mohib-uddin79865323745d ago (Edited 3745d ago )

Father of Portable Gaming

Unfortunately he died in a car accident...

sad ; (

mohib-uddin79865323745d ago

I am sad that this great man died in a car accident

mohib-uddin79865323745d ago (Edited 3745d ago )

A Legend who tried to do nothing but move the industry forward !!!