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Yoichi Yamada

Also Known As

  • Y. Yamada

Game Credits

Production

The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks (2009)   (Supervisors)
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (2007)   (Supervisors)
Luigi's Mansion (2001)   (Assistant Directors)
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (1998)   (Director)
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (1987)   (Director)
 

Design

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (2013)   (Field Planning)
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (2011)   (Game System Directors)
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (2011)   (Planning)
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (2006)   (Sub-Directors)
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past/Four Swords (2002)   (Director )
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time / Master Quest (2002)   (Game System Directors)
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (2002)   (Assistant Directors)
Super Mario 64 (1996)   (Course Directors)
Wave Race 64: Kawasaki Jet Ski (1996)   (Demo Sequence Director)
Star Fox (1993)   (Assistant Director)
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (1991)   (Assistant Directors)
Super Mario Bros. 2 (1988)   (Course Designers)
Yume Kōjō: Dokidoki Panic (1987)   (Course Design)
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (1987)   (Director )
 

Programming/Engineering

SEGA AGES 2500 Vol.8: V.R. Virtua Racing -FlatOut- (2004)   (Main Programming)
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (2000)   (Memory Management Director)
Dual Targets: The 4th Unit Act.3 (1989)   (CG Programer)
 

Quality Assurance

Pikmin (2001)   (Debug Support)
 

Support

Pikmin (2001)   (Debug Support)
 

Thanks

The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages (2001)   (Special Thanks )
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons (2001)   (Special Thanks )
 

Other

The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap (2004)   (Supervisors)
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past/Four Swords (2002)   (Supervisor)
 


Developer Biography

Yoichi Yamada (山田 洋一) is a Japanese video game designer from Kyoto. He joined Nintendo in 1986 and was co-director of most installments in the Zelda series, starting with The Adventure of Link (1987).

Last updated: Jun 22, 2012