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John Yamamoto

Game Credits

Business

Payday 2 (2013)   (President & CEO)
Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection (2011)   (Executive Advisor)
Death by Cube (2010)   (President)
Final Fantasy XIV Online (2010)   (Executive Advisor)
Front Mission Evolved (2010)   (CEO)
Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep (2010)   (President & CEO)
Kingdom Hearts Re:coded (2010)   (Executive Advisor)
Star Ocean: The Last Hope - International (2010)   (President & CEO)
Supreme Commander 2 (2010)   (President)
0 day Attack on Earth (2009)   (CEO)
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies (2009)   (CEO)
Dragon Quest Wars (2009)   (CEO)
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Echoes of Time (2009)   (CEO)
Final Fantasy XIII (2009)   (President)
Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days (2009)   (President)
Thexder Neo (2009)   (President)
Crystal Defenders (2008)   (President (SEI & SEL))
Dissidia: Final Fantasy (2008)   (President)
Exit DS (2008)   (President & CEO (SEI & SEL))
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years (2008)   (President & CEO)
Kingdom Hearts: Re:Chain of Memories (2008)   (President & CEO)
The Last Remnant (2008)   (President & CEO)
The Legend of Kage 2 (2008)   (CEO (SEI & SEL))
Spac3 Invaders Extr3me (2008)   (CEO)
Space Bust-A-Move (2008)   (President (SEI & SEL))
Space Invaders Infinity Gene (2008)   (President & CEO)
Star Ocean: First Departure (2008)   (President & CEO)
Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume (2008)   (President & CEO)
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII (2007)   (President)
Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Towe... (2007)   (President)
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Ring of Fates (2007)   (CEO)
Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon (2007)   (CEO)
Final Fantasy II (2007)   (CEO)
Final Fantasy IV (2007)   (CEO)
Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift (2007)   (President)
Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings (2007)   (CEO)
The World Ends with You (2007)   (CEO)
Children of Mana (2006)   (CEO)
Drakengard 2 (2006)   (President and CEO)
Final Fantasy III (2006)   (CEO)
Kingdom Hearts II (2005)   (President and CEO)
Samurai Legend Musashi (2005)   (President and CEO)
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (2004)   (President and CEO)
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga (2004)   (General Managers)
Star Ocean: Till the End of Time (2004)   (President and CEO)
Kartia: The Word of Fate (1998)   (President)
Final Fantasy Tactics (1997)   (CEO)
Final Fantasy II (1991)   (CEO)
 

Production

Go! Go! Hypergrind (2003)   (Executive Producer)
Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber (1999)   (Executive Producer)
Snowboard Kids 2 (1999)   (Executive Coordinator)
Thousand Arms (1999)   (Executive Producer)
Bomberman Fantasy Race (1998)   (Executive Producer)
Brigandine: The Legend of Forsena (1998)   (Producer)
Guilty Gear (1998)   (Producer)
Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure (1998)   (Executive Producer)
Tail Concerto (1998)   (Executive Producer)
Persona (1996)   (Atlus U.S.A. Staff)
Revelations: The Demon Slayer (1992)   (Executive Producer)
 

Localization

Snowboard Kids (1997)   (Translate Staff)
Wacky Races (1991)   (U.S.A. Staff)
 

Support

Lord of Arcana (2010)   (Executive Advisor)
 

Thanks

Dungeon Siege III (2011)   (Special Thanks)
Rockin' Kats (1991)   (Special Thanks)
Spud's Adventure (1991)   (Thanks)
 

Other

Spac3 Invaders Extr3me (2008)   (President)
Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII (2006)   (President & CEO)
Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria (2006)   (President & CEO)
Trap Gunner (1998)   (Atlus U.S. Staff)
Super Widget (1993)   (A.S.I. Staff)
 


Developer Biography

John Yamamoto was the European CEO of Square Enix, Ltd. until May 2007, when he replaced Daishiro Okado as President. In this role, he remains CEO of the European division and also acts as the CEO of the American division Square Enix, Inc.

Last updated: May 01, 2007