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Genyo Takeda, Inventor of the N64 Analog Stick, Is Retiring After 45 Years

April 27, 2017 Nick Chevalier 0

After an historic 45 years with Nintendo, Genyo Takeda is stepping down from his role as Representative Director and Technology Fellow. Reported by Eurogamer, Takeda-san’s retirement was announced today during Nintendo’s Board of Directors meeting. Takeda-san started his career at Nintendo in 1972 after being recruited by would-be Game Boy designer Gunpei Yokoi and worked […] Read More