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Hiroshi Yamauchi dies aged 85

 
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:11 am    Post subject: Hiroshi Yamauchi dies aged 85 Reply with quote

This man would be one of the main drives behind the way we play games today, his influence can be said to have affected the whole gaming industry. Follow-on effects from his work filtering into every sphere of gaming technology.

Hiroshi Yamauchi, rest in peace.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Damn! Another video game legend has died. RIP.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 19, 2013 4:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Let the angels play the kid icarus theme in heaven as they welcome this giant of a legend among gamers.


R.I.P.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 20, 2013 4:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Couldn't have put it better myself, Lien!
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