Chris Tang

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Chris Tang
Place of birth: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States[1]
Date of birth: 1976[2][1] (age 44-45)
Company(ies): Tengen[1], Capcom[1], Hitsparks Games[3]
Role(s): Designer, Translator, Voice actor[4]

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Christopher Ryu Tang, often known as simply Chris Tang, is an American video game designer and former Tengen and Capcom designer, translator, and voice actor. Notable for his involvement in the design of the Sega Mega Drive games Gauntlet IV and Rampart[4][1], and for winning Sega of America's Rock the Rock competition[2][4], Tang remains active in the video game industry and is currently developing the upcoming rail shooter Strike Blazinger.[5]

Tang also commentates a number of gaming competitions, and is the originator of the meme Boom Tetris for Jeff.[6]


Tang being awarded his $25,000 check for winning Sega of America's Rock the Rock competition.

Chris Tang began working at Tengen in 1990[2], when he was only 14 years of age.[1]

Gauntlet IV

Main article: Gauntlet IV.

Rock the Rock

Main article: Rock the Rock.

Production history


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Rock the Rock

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