Daisuke Sato

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Daisuke Sato
Date of birth: 1971-06-19 (age 51)
Employment history:
Role(s): Designer, Director, Producer

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Daisuke Sato (佐藤 大輔) frequently works with Toshihiro Nagoshi. He was the Yakuza Series Producer.[1] He's a SEGA veteran whose first game was on the Saturn. He began working together with Toshihiro Nagoshi since Scud Race on SEGA's Model 3, and went on to work on many other games on the arcades. On the console market, he worked on Super Monkey Ball, which was an enhanced port of the arcade title, Monkey Ball. He took part as a Stage Design Director on F-Zero GX, developed by Nagoshi's studio, Amusement Vision in collaboration with Nintendo. Furthermore, he would be a major contributor to the founding of Nagoshi's Yakuza series, serving as a Chief Designer on the first game and he would become a regular for the series. After CS3 ceased to exist, and was absorbed into CS1 and CS2, Sato would become the head of CS1.[2] In October 2021, he announced his departure from SEGA as part of a 10th anniversary message posted on the Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio website.[3]

Production history



  • The Works II (CD;
    2016) — Producers & Directors for the Original Projects