Hironobu Sakaguchi

Hironobu Sakaguchi

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Hironobu Sakaguchi (born November 25, 1962) is a Japanese game designer, game director and game producer. He is world famous as the creator of the Final Fantasy series, and has had a long career in gaming with over 80 million units of video games sold worldwide. He left Square Enix and founded a studio called Mistwalker in 2004. Sakaguchi was born in Hitachi, Ibaraki, Japan. He studied electrical engineering while attending Yokohama National University, but dropped out in 1983 mid-semester with Hiromichi Tanaka. On leaving the university, Sakaguchi became a part-time employee of Square, a newly formed branch of Deny sha Electric Company founded by Masafumi Miyamoto. When Square became an independent company in 1986, he became a full-time employee as the Director of Planning and Development. Sakaguchi then decided to create a role-playing video game which he named Final Fantasy as a result of his personal situation; had the game not sold well, he would have quit the games industry and gone back to university.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 272g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136574616
  • 9786136574615