Unhappy information has come to mild because the information of Landon Montgomery, co-founder of Gearbox, has handed away. The information was confirmed by the official Gearbox Twitter account, with a message of assist and affection going out to those that knew him.
On-line, tributes have been pouring in, as many bear in mind Montgomery for the great he did on the earth and the video games he made. From engaged on varied Half-Life titles, Halo: Combat Evolved, the Brothers in Arms sequence, 007 Nightfire, Deathmatch Maker, Borderlands, and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3, Montgomery has influenced virtually each one who performs video games in some respect.
At present I kill graveward not within the title of loot however in honor of Landon Montgomery. F
— dr zed (@cl4pl3k) March 25, 2020
In Reminiscence of Landon Montgomery – relaxation in peace sir – Thanks in your concepts and work – you will have contributed to the happiness of hundreds of thousands of gamers and other people pic.twitter.com/2HHXxwxWL1
— Maggie Jakobs Flynt (@EmiliaTokes) March 25, 2020
Thanks for giving us the corporate behind 2 a long time of enjoyable Half-Life Growth Packs, mods, together with different contributions to the sequence (Opposing Pressure, Blue Shift, and so forth.), the Borderlands sequence, and lots of different video games. RIP Landon Montgomery
— Man from J.U.M.P. ジスワPROJECT (@MangaHistorian) March 26, 2020
Landon will reside on within the reminiscence of our earliest video games from our work with Half-Life and Halo to the creation of our first, unique recreation Brothers in Arms. Aloha, Landon. https://t.co/vuBi3MYJp5
— Randy Pitchford (@DuvalMagic) March 25, 2020
Sorry for unloading some fond recollections… such a shock. I nonetheless have to course of all of it. He left Gearbox in 2007, I believe, and I solely noticed him a few occasions over the past decade or so… I can’t think about how these closest to him extra just lately are managing the information.
— Randy Pitchford (@DuvalMagic) March 26, 2020
Whereas Montgomery left Gearbox again in 2007, Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford has spoken overtly about his recollections with Montgomery on Twitter, reminiscing on simply how devoted Montogmery was to his craft.
Our ideas exit to his family and friends on this troublesome time.