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Don James

Game Credits


Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (1996)   (Producer (NOA))
Cruis'n USA (1994)   (Executive Producers)
Ken Griffey Jr Presents Major League Baseball (1994)   (NOA Project Director)


Donkey Kong (1981)   (Conversion Staff)


Tin Star (1994)   (Large Man with Bushy Arms)

Creative Services

Ken Griffey Jr.'s Slugfest (1999)   (Packaging)
NBA 3 on 3 featuring Kobe Bryant (1999)   (Packaging and Manual)
Kobe Bryant in NBA Courtside (1998)   (Packaging and Manual)


Conker's Bad Fur Day (2001)   (NOA Thanks To)
Mickey's Speedway USA (2001)   (NOA Thanks To)
Star Wars: Rogue Squadron II - Rogue Leader (2001)   (Thanks to Nintendo of America)
Banjo-Tooie (2000)   (Thanks to the following Nintendo people)
Mickey's Speedway USA (2000)   (NOA Thanks To)
Perfect Dark (2000)   (Nintendo)
Mickey's Racing Adventure (1999)   (NOA Thanks)
Star Wars: Episode I - Racer (1999)   (Thanks to Nintendo of America)
Star Wars: Episode I - Racer (1999)   (Thanks to Nintendo of America)
Star Wars: Rogue Squadron 3D (1998)   (Thanks To Nintendo)
Metal Combat: Falcon's Revenge (1993)   (Special thanks to)
Mario Paint (1992)   (Special thanks to)
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (1992)   (Special Thanks To)
Super Play Action Football (1992)   (Special Thanks )
StarTropics (1990)   (Special Thanks)


Star Wars: Episode I - Racer (1999)   (Nintendo of America)

Developer Biography

Don James is a production executive for Nintendo of America Inc.

He started off at the company in 1981 as a warehouse manager, right around the time that Nintendo came out with the breakthrough game, Donkey Kong . Donkey Kong's damsel in distress was named Pauline, after Don's wife, Polly James.

Later on in his career at Nintendo, he became a production manager for manufacturing the cartridges for all the games for the consoles, as Nintendo was the exclusive cartridge manufacturer in North America.

He is still at Nintendo today, as a production executive, and of course he has been with Nintendo for 25 years now.

Last updated: Oct 29, 2006