Satoshi Tajiri is a Japanese game designer best known as the creator of the incredibly popular Pokémon
franchise and the founder of Game Freak. Prior to developing the first games in the Pokémon franchise, he ran an arcade fanzine and developed a few other titles, including Mendel Palace
for Namco and Yoshi
and Mario & Wario
for Nintendo. He has sinced stepped down from director status, preferring to serve as an executive director.
Games he created or worked on: