Masanobu Yamamoto is a games producer, designer and programmer. Yamamoto has been working with SEGA, Inc., Sonic Team and HAL Laboratory. Yamamoto's first published game was Sonic the Hedgehog 2 released in 1992. Then, Masanobu Yamamoto went on to work on Sonic the Hedgehog 3 (1994) as the programmer. Yamamoto also worked on Pokémon Snap developed by HAL Laboratory for Nintendo Switch, Wii U, Wii and Nintendo 64. Most lately, Masanobu Yamamoto worked on Sonic the Hedgehog 2 HD.