Home Sony PS4 Gearbox Founder Landon Montgomery Dead At 46

Gearbox Founder Landon Montgomery Dead At 46

Known for his work on seminal franchises equivalent to Half-Life, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, and Borderlands, Gearbox Software co-founder Landon Montgomery handed away on the age of 46 based on a March 25 assertion made on the studio’s own Twitter account. The reason for dying has not been made public by authorities or the household. The social media assertion by the studio learn:

We are heartbroken after studying at this time of the passing of one among our co-founders, Landon Montgomery. In our earliest years, Landon performed a giant function in serving to to set our path. We will all the time be grateful and bear in mind him for being a part of our lives. During this making an attempt time, our ideas, help, are with those that had been closest with him.

Gearbox Founder Landon Montgomery Dead At 46

In Memoriam pic.twitter.com/IYo8hMbpYH

— Gearbox Official (@GearboxOfficial) March 25, 2020

Montgomery served as co-founder, COO, and artist for Gearbox from 1999 to September 2010, with work credit together with director of improvement for 2002’s 007: Nightfire, lead animator on 2006’s Brothers In Arms: D-Day, artist and mannequin editor for 2001’s Half-Life, and scores of different video games. The studio exceeding over one billion {dollars} in web revenues below Montgomery’s tenure.

He left the studio in late 2010 to pursue a brand new problem as Director of esports for Dallas/Forth Worth firm The Richard Group and later resigned from a General Manager function with San Diego studio Daybreak Games. His final and most up-to-date function was with NVIDIA Lightspeed Studios as a full-time producer and based mostly in Santa Clara, California.

Landon’s work and affect on a studio as important to the 2000s can’t be acknowledged sufficient, with Gearbox having its arms in among the largest titles of that decade in some kind or one other. Montgomery additionally tried to department out into the world of fiction with his first novel Promise of Departure in 2012 for which he was nominated for the IPPY Award for Best Fiction and was the 2012 Reader Views Literary award winner.

Must Read

Amazon delays MMO New World to 2021

Amazon Game Studios announced Friday that it's delaying its massively multiplayer on-line recreation New World to spring 2021. It’s the second delay...

Mega Man VR Experience Will Let Players Use the Double Gear System

Capcom launched extra info on the upcoming Mega Man VR expertise, titled Rockman VR: Aimed on the Virtual World. A brand new trailer confirmed off the...

The group that spent 10 years breaking Halo, and the world’s fastest Super Mario Bros. player

“The way I see it, it’s sort of like performing an operation on a game. So literally, you’re sort of dissecting it,...

Huge leak reveals Far Cry 6’s release date, setting, villain, and more

Far Cry 6 has suffered an enormous leak, revealing the sport’s existence,...

Vinsmoke Judge is on the warpath in One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 trailer

Takes the CakeBandai Namco has dropped a devastating trailer for DLC character Vinsmoke Judge, who's headed to its RPG brawler One Piece: Pirate Warriors...