Hirofumi Matsuoka
Hirofumi Matsuoka
Born June 25, 1961
Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
Company Nintendo (1984-2003)
Creatures Inc. (since 2003)
Current Position Planner
First game Metroid
Latest game Detective Pikachu

Hirofumi Matsuoka is a video game graphic designer. He started at Nintendo R&D1, where he worked on design of various games starting with Metroid. He was also the director of various games on the Mario Artist and Wario series.

In 2003, he left Nintendo and joined Creatures Inc., much like Hirokazu Tanaka. Since then he has been involved in the design of some Pokémon side games among others,

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