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Resident Evil Village actor Jeanette Maus passes away

Actor Jeanette Maus, who the gaming community has already come to know through her upcoming role in Resident Evil Village, passed away on Sunday, January 24. She was 39. Maus, who worked as an acting coach out of West Hollwood's John Rosenf...

 
 
 
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Legendary Tetris player Jonas Neubauer has passed away

The gaming world lost one of its greats last week. Jonas Neubauer, known for extraordinary skill in Tetris, passed away on January 4. He was just 39. Neubauer is the most accomplished classic Tetris player in history. During his c...

 
 
 
 
 
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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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Remembering kitty0706

[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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More than any recent AAA title theyve put out, the interesting Japanese games you could only find on playstation was easily why I tended to go Sony over

 
Gamer30168

@CJ Andriessen I finally beat Zelda 2 today, using save states and a strategy guide! Second quest? Nah! Ill probably never touch that game again in life!

 
TysonOfTime

God damn it

 
bong264

Can it be Spring already?

 
Retrofraction

Whelp no RTX 3060 for me, no huge Just gonna keep saving and pick up G&GR and Default 2

 
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Food for

 
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#Animetoid

 
Operative20

Outriders is looking more fun than I initially Looking forward to trying the demo out, seems pretty generous

 
Nior

Just found out Maiden & Spell is coming to the Nintendo If the idea of 1v1 bullet hell fights between magical girls appeals to you, it might just be the time to grab it! PS: This game does rollback better than SFV Take that, Capcom!

 
Slimybear245

Been watching this you tube channel lately,its pretty Not a Power Rangers guy at all but I just find it mad that apparently it takes 90 minutes or so into the new Reboot Power Rangers movie before they morph into their just what why

 
 

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