Masayuki Uemura

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Masayuki Uemura
Born(1943-06-20)20 June 1943
Died6 December 2021(2021-12-06) (aged 78)
Alma materChiba Institute of Technology[2]
Occupation(s)General Manager at Nintendo R&D2
Professor at Ritsumeikan University

Masayuki Uemura (上村雅之, Uemura Masayuki, 20 June 1943 – 6 December 2021) was a Japanese engineer, video game producer, and professor. He was known for his work as an employee of Nintendo from 1971 to 2004. He helped create the Nintendo Entertainment System.

Uemura died on 6 December 2021, at the age of 78.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Masayuki Uemura". Books from Japan. Archived from the original on 4 December 2015. Retrieved 10 December 2021.
  2. "「ファミコン生みの親」、大学教授に". imidas (in Japanese). November 2002. Retrieved 1 May 2021.
  3. Dooley, Ben; Ueno, Hisako (2021-12-13). "Masayuki Uemura, 78, Dies; Designed the First Nintendo Console". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021-12-15.