Hirokazu Yasuhara

Also Known As

  • Carol Yas

Game Credits


Pac-Man Party (2010)   (Senior Game Designer)
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (2007)   (Game Design)
Jak 3 (2004)   (Developed by)
Jak II (2003)   (Created and Developed by Naughty Dog, Inc)
Floigan Bros.: Episode 1 (2001)   (Game Designers)
Sonic R (1997)   (Map Design Director)
Sonic 3D Blast (1996)   (Playfield Design (SOJ))
Sonic & Knuckles (1994)   (Lead Game Designer)
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 (1994)   (Lead Game Designer)
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (1992)   (Game Planner)
Sonic the Hedgehog (1991)   (Game Plan)
Fatal Labyrinth (1990)   (Planner)


Advanced Daisenryaku: Doitsu Dengeki Sakusen (1991)   (Model Maker)


Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars (2015)   (Special Thanks)
Afro Samurai (2009)   (Special Thanks)
Sega Smash Pack 2 (2000)   (Special Thanks)
Sonic & Knuckles Collection (1996)   (Special Thanks To)
Sonic the Hedgehog: Spinball (1993)   (A Special Bow To)
Pyramid Magic (1991)   (Special Thanks to)
Pyramid Magic Special (1991)   (Special Thanks to)


Jak X: Combat Racing (2005)   (Developed By)

Developer Biography

Hirokazu Yasuhara (b. 12th October 1965) is a game designer at Nintendo Software Technology Corporation since April 2012. Previously he worked at Namco Bandai Games America and Naughty Dog. He is best known for having been 2nd assistant president at Sonic Team where he worked on many of the initial Sonic the Hedgehog games.

Last updated: Apr 05, 2012