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G-Mode CEO and founder dies

Takeshi Miyaji best known for work on Silpheed and Grandia series

G-Mode has announced that its CEO and founder, Takeshi Miyaji, passed away on July 29 at the age of 45.

Miyaji founded G-Mode in 2000, but previously worked on Silpheed, Gun Griffon and the Grandia series with Gamearts, which he founded with his brother at just 19 years old.

Ryu Okoriyama, CEO of Gaia Holdings, has been appointed as the new CEO of G-Mode.

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Slip heed and grandia were ace
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Terence Gage Freelance writer 9 years ago
Shame; I too have very fond memories of Grandia. Best wishes and all that.
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Stefano Ronchi Indie Game Developer 9 years ago
Ditto: Grandia was the first RPG which introduced me to skills levelled up through use, and it did it right. I guess that is all you can ask for: to live on through your work. Thanks.
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