I was familiar with the work of David Bowie from a young age, but I didn’t fall in love with the man and his work until 1999. That was when I played Omikron: The Nomad Soul, a video game that changed the way I felt about David Bowie entirely.
Joe Waters, a senior development lead at Xbox’s advanced technology group, unexpectedly passed away last night. An engineer who worked on everything from Counter-Strike for the original Xbox to this year’s visually stunning Rise of the Tomb Raider, Waters contributed technical expertise for more than a decade.
Earlier this year, beloved Nintendo president Satoru Iwata passed away. Tonight at The Game Awards, Reggie Fils-Aime paid him tribute.
Tonight’s WWE Raw opened, as it did just a few weeks ago for Dusty Rhodes, with the full company of superstars lined up to recognize a 10-bell salute to “Rowdy” Roddy Piper—followed by a career montage that touches on pretty much everything you could remember about “Hot Rod.”
Something weird happened last night in League of Legends, something that’s never happened before in the ludicrously popular game’s 6-year history: a character died. Like, actually died. In the story. And at least for now, in the game too. Lore is OP.
After nearly three years of letting Wii U owners in North America and Japan awkwardly interact with cable and streaming video services via their game pads, Nintendo TVii is officially going off the air on August 11. Everyone try to stay calm.
Satoru Iwata wasn’t just a successful president of Nintendo, he was one of the most popular public figures in video games. Following his sad passing over the weekend, notable members of the industry (and beyond) have been paying tribute.
Nintendo has just issued a short statement announcing that president Satoru Iwata has passed away at the age of 55.
If Sir Christopher Lee had just been a movie star, he would still have been an icon. But the late actor, who passed away last week, had an amazing life even beyond his incredible body of work. Whether you’re still lamenting his passing or unsure why his death is such a loss, here’s 22 reasons why Christopher Lee will …
Veteran actor Sir Christopher Lee, star of The Lord of the Rings films, The Wicker Man, The Man with the Golden Gun and the Star Wars prequels, has passed away at the age of 93.
Acclaimed concept artist Francis Tsai, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2010, passed away earlier today. Our thoughts are with his wife, family and friends.
Video game programmer Jesse Bright passed away last week, and one of his friends has started a crowdfunding campaign to raise college money for the son he left behind. You can find it here.
Some very sad news this evening: Gamasutra reports that Ralph Baer, widely regarded as the father of the video game industry, has passed away at the age of 92.
On September 7, the video game world lost one of its early greats, with Douglas E. Smith passing away at the age of 53.
Actor Robin Williams was found dead from an apparent suicide in his Tiburon, California home earlier today. He was 63.
Veteran actor Eli Wallach, who appeared in films like The Magnificent Seven and The Godfather Part III - but who is most famous for his role as Tuco in The Good, The Bad & The Ugly - has passed away at the age of 98.
He was Batman's sidekick, an Autobot warrior, Scooby-Doo's best friend and the wholesome voice of American radio. Casey Kasem died early this morning at the age of 82.
Early on the morning of November 30th, 2007, a newly-hatched Twitter account posted its first tweet. It was an odd message—simply the letter "a":
Swiss artist H.R. Giger, made famous for his work designing the iconic creatures in the Aliens series, has passed away at the age of 74.