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Atari Co-Founder Ted Dabney Dies At 80

Ted Dabney, who co-founded Atari and its predecessor Syzygy, has died at age 80. Historian Leonard Herman, who told Dabney’s side of Atari’s story in a 2009 issue of Edge…

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John “TotalBiscuit” Bain Passes Away at 33

John Bain, known by his online handle TotalBiscuit, has passed away today after a long battle with cancer. He was 33 years old. Bain was diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer…

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Anthem Lead Designer Corey Gaspur Passed Away

Today, in a short post on their site, Bioware announced that Anthem Lead Gameplay Designer Corey Gaspur passed away recently. Gaspur had been part of Bioware since 2007 where he…

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Square Enix Veteran Manabu Daishima Passes Away

Veteran Graphic Designer for Square Enix, Manabu Daishima, has passed away at the age of 45. Daishima apparently died in a freak diving accident near the Izo Kaiyū Kōen Diving Center…

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Former EA Executive David De Martini Passes Away at 56

David De Martini, former executive at Electronic Arts and Oculus, has passed away. He was 56. De Martini is a game industry veteran, working within the industry for fifteen years.…

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Satoru Iwata Passes Away at 55

The current President of Nintendo, Satoru Iwata, passed away on July 11th at the age of 55. Iwata passed away due to complications from a bile duct growth. He has…