Oculus VR founder, Stanley Parable writer & more make Forbes ’30 Under 30′ list

By Dave Cook, Tuesday, 7 January 2014 09:33 GMT

Forbes has published its latest ’30 Under 30′ list, which recognises influential people out there in the wide world. The gaming top 30 list features a few notable entries from across the games industry this year.

The Forbes list places its 30 most influential gaming figures of the year as:

  1. Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey
  2. Chartboost co-founder Maria Alegre
  3. Gearbox Software lead writer Anthony Burch
  4. Distractionware Limited director Terry Cavanagh
  5. Andreessen Horowitz partner Brian Cho
  6. Microsoft Game Studios senior producer Jessie Coombs
  7. Subset Games co-founder Matthew Davis
  8. Evil Geniuses CEO Alexander Garfield
  9. Humble Bundle co-founder John Graham
  10. Naughty Dog lead FX artist Keith Guerrette
  11. Ubisoft Montreal game designer Stephanie Harvey
  12. Twitch broadcast production manager Justin Ignacio
  13. Narrative designer Tom Jubert
  14. Joystiq editor-in-chief Ludwig Kietzmann
  15. Microsoft industrial designer Andrew Kim
  16. Professional gamer Jaedong Lee
  17. Game designer David Louche
  18. Subset Games co-founder Justin Ma
  19. Branch designer Matthew Malone
  20. Droqen founder Alexander Martin
  21. Giant Squid creative director Matt Nava
  22. thatgamecompany feel designer John Nesky
  23. Day[9]TV CEO Sean Plott
  24. Supergiant Games studio director Amir Rao
  25. Matt Makes Games developer Matt Thorson
  26. Aeiowu founder Greg Wohlwend
  27. Twitch director of partnerships Justin Wong
  28. Galactic Cafe creative mistress Davey Wreden

I’ve scanned that page multiple times and there only appears to be 28 names. If the other two show up, I’ll add them here.

What do you think of the list?

Via GI.biz.

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