Gunpei Yokoi, who sadly killed in an auto accident in 1997, was a gaming wizard. A new exhibit in Tokyo's Harajuku pays its respects to Yokoi's legacy.

During the 1960s and 1970s, Yokoi created a wide array of toys for Nintendo. Later he would create Nintendo handheld devices like the Game & Watch and the Nintendo Game Boy. He also designed games like Metroid.

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The exhibit runs until August 29. It has used Game Boys and Love Tester reproductions available for purchase.

懐かしの玩具を多数展示「横井軍平展 -ゲームの神様と呼ばれた男-」フォトレポート [インサイド via Tiny Cartridge]

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