Obituaries

Konami Code

Creator of the Konami Code dead at 79

February 27, 2020

Kazuhisa Hashimoto, legendary Konami programmer and creator of the famous Konami Code, has died at the age of 79. Hashimoto’s death was announced composer Yuji Takenouchi on Twitter. Takenouchi’s tweet states that Hashimoto died on February 25 and that he hopes his friend will “keep making games in heaven.” Hashimoto was a staple at Konami […]

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‘Father of Pac-Man‘ and Namco founder Masaya Nakamura dies at 91

January 30, 2017

Masaya Nakamura, the man who founded video game publisher Namco and was in charge of the company during the video game boom of the 1980’s, has died at 91.

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Microsoft officially ends Xbox 360 production after 10 years

April 21, 2016

Vale, Xbox 360. You served us well. Microsoft have officially ceased production of Xbox 360 consoles, according to a company announcement this morning.

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