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EverQuest designer and producer Brad McQuaid has passed away

Developer Brad McQuaid, a key figure in the creation of legendary MMORPG EverQuest, has died. The sad news was broken by Brad's comrades at Visionary Realms, who announced that McQuaid passed away at his home on Monday, aged 51.McQuaid - kn...

 
 
 
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ScrewAttack may be gone, but it will never be forgotten

ScrewAttack was an innovator in online content creation. Before YouTube was mega-popular and gaming personalities became a thing, ScrewAttack was promoting community-made content and shining a light on a different side of the internet. This...

 
 
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Legendary '80s video game composer Ben Daglish passes away

Ben Daglish, composer of a slew of amazing tunes for '80s home computer titles, has passed away at 52, due to complications from lung cancer. Daglish may not be a name instantly recognised by some young video game fans today, but his body o...

 
 
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Atari co-founder Ted Dabney passes away at 81

Samuel "Ted" Dabney, electronics engineer and co-founder of legendary studio Atari, passed away this weekend at the age of 81. The sad news was broken by friend and gaming historian Leonard Herman.Dabney, who was born in San Francisco in 19...

 
 
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Shadow of War's controversial charity DLC is now free

It was reported last month that Middle Earth: Shadow of War DLC, created to honour a recently-passed developer, would be available for purchase, with the money going to the deceased's family. Things turned sleazy when it was revealed that t...

 
 
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Sonic Mania contains tribute to game modder who passed away

The critically acclaimed and fan-pleasing Sonic Mania title features a tribute to a deceased member of the Sonic the Hedgehog modding community.Lava Reef Zone's stunt-jumpin' boss Heavy Rider is a mace wielding knight who attacks the player...

 
 
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(Update) Shadow of War DLC honours developer who passed away

[UPDATE: Readers with eyes far better than mine have directed me to the microscopic disclaimer at the end of the trailer, which reads as follows: "Donations will be made on purchases from any 1 of the 50 US or DC (excluding purchases made f...

 
 
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Dishonored & Silent Hill composer Daniel Licht passes away

Daniel Licht, who created haunting music for some of entertainment's darker franchises, died yesterday after a battle with cancer. He was 60 years old.Detroit-born Licht is known for his work in the later Silent Hill iterations, including D...

 
 
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A touching Iwata tribute is in Star Fox Zero

Former Nintendo President Satoru Iwata may have passed on months ago, but his loss is still keenly felt in the gaming community. In that spirit, Nintendo put a touching nod to the man at the end of the Star Fox Zero. A small post-credit ded...

 
 
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[Dtoid community blogger SeymourDuncan17 remembers a pioneer in the machinima scene. Rest in peace, Kitty. --Mr Andy Dixon] [Image credit: SpikyMilkshake] This has been the hardest blog for me to write. Even though I have the motivatio...

 
 
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Young boy dies from Gameboy charger

A 7-year-old boy, Connor O’Keefe was recently electrocuted by his Nintendo Gameboy charger while on vacation with his family in Thailand. The system had been bought for the boy in Thailand as a Christmas present. Hotel managemen...

 
 
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The glory days of G4TV remembered

Ask any gamer that watched G4TV before 2005 about the state of the station's programming now and expect him to spit on the ground, set a picture of Kevin Pereira on fire, and then curl up in ball to cry about the good old days. Basi...

 
 




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