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Obituary: Guild Wars 2 composer Stan LePard passes away

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It's a sad way to start a week with the announcement of the loss of one of Guild Wars 2's musical talents, indeed. Both...

Star Trek Online’s players and developers pay tribute to the late Christopher Plummer

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The movie-watching world lost one of its greats when actor Christopher Plummer passed away on Friday, leaving behind a legacy of notable performances including...
Take me to iurch (imperial church).

Obituary: ZeniMax Media founder and CEO Robert A. Altman has died

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I'm sorry to report that the founder and CEO of ZeniMax Media, Robert A. Altman, has apparently passed away. He was 74. The news...

EVE Online player’s ashes take last voyage into space as CCP Games adopts ‘gaming genius’ label

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Members of the EVE Online community were saddened back in 2019 as they lost one of their own: Bruce R. "Spike" MacPhee aka Paradox...
Lead you in.

Popular World of Warcraft cosplayer Jarod Lee Nandin passes away from complications with COVID-19

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Sad news this past weekend for the World of Warcraft community: cosplayer Jarod Lee Nandin, best known for his cosplay of the antagonist from...

CEO of League of Angels and GoT: Winter is Coming dev studio passes away due to suspected poisoning

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You perhaps aren't familiar with Shanghai-based Yoozoo Games, but if you've heard of free-to-play games like Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming or League...
Let's rock this thing.

Final Fantasy XIV’s Naoki Yoshida pens heartfelt goodbye to the late Dad of Light blogger

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Remember the Dad of Light TV drama that debuted on Netflix a few years ago? It told the story of Akio and his father...

SWTOR and Star Wars Galaxies players memorialize the life of Darth Vader actor David Prowse

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The Star Wars universe has lost another of its icons: David Prowse, the British actor who filled the very large shoes (though not the...
Do you... want to hang out, man?

Pantheon mourns the loss of technology lead Kurt ‘Molad’ Habetler

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A dark cloud has once again settled over Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen. Yesterday, Visionary Realms announced that it recently lost one of its...
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Star Wars Galaxies Legends’ community honors a fallen player developer, Irish

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One thing I've learned over the past many years of dabbling in emulators is that their communities and teams can be as tight or...
There aren't good pictures of this.

The panther statue in Fortnite has become a player memorial for Chadwick Boseman

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The unexpected passing of actor Chadwick Boseman at age 43 has left many people struggling to find the words to express what has been...

Champions Online and David Brevik pay their respects to Chadwick Boseman

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You've no doubt seen the tragic news that Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman passed away on Friday at the age of 43 due to...

Meridian 59 and Storybricks’ Brian Green has passed away at only 46

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It's with a very heavy heart today that we report that Brian "Psychochild" Green has passed away at a relatively young age. Green was...

The in-game memorial for a fallen PlanetSide 2 player spanned four instances this weekend

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You know, I am always conflicted about these types of stories: They are tragedies, and nobody wants to have to tell a community that...

Everland was the MMO Reckful was building before he passed away.

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Last week, we covered the tragic death of Byron Bernstein, the popular streamer and World of Warcraft player who took his own life at the...

Obituary: WoW and Hearthstone esports star and Twitch streamer Reckful

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Gamers and Twitch fans are in mourning this afternoon, as reports confirming the death of streamer Byron "Reckful" Bernstein have hit social media. Both...

Lord of the Rings Online remembers Ian Holm, the original Bilbo Baggins, with Baggins’ Birthday event

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This past week, at the age of 88, Ian Holm passed away in his London home. From Alien to The Fifth Element, Holm was...

Darklands creator Arnold Hendrick passes away at age 69 due to cancer

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Game dev lost another of its luminaries recently with the news that Arnold Hendrick has passed away at age 69, succumbing to terminal cancer...

Obituary: EverQuest and Vanguard developer Mike Hutchins passes away

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It is always a somber occasion to bring to you word of the passing of another MMORPG developer, but it is also the opportunity...
Mourning.

Former ArenaNet art lead Jens Hauch passes away at age 46

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It's always sad to report when one of the forces behind a game has passed away. Jens Hauch served as a longtime technical art...

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