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Masayuki Uemura (born June 20, 1943) is an engineer that worked for Nintendo between 1972 and 2004. He joined the company in 1972 after having worked at Sharp, where he initially assisted Gunpei Yokoi with solar cell engineering for various of his toys.

Eventually he became the manager of Nintendo R&D2, where he was in charge of production of various hardware products such as the Famicom and the Super Famicom, as well as various games designed by R&D2 on Famicom and Satellaview.

He retired from Nintendo in 2004, although he remains as an advisor for the Research & Engineering Department. Later, he became a professor at the Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto.

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