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Rieko Kodama: confirmed the death of the game designer of SEGA

These are sad days for the world of video games as pixels and controllers have just been shaken by the confirmation of the disappearance of Rieko Kodama, historical game designer of SEGA

As you will have therefore understood, unfortunately, one of the pillars of SEGA has greeted us forever and to give the news was the same Japanese company stating that, despite Rieko Kodama passed away in early May 2022it was only recently that the news was officially confirmed.

Rieko Kodama: the legacy of a great video game brand

The news of Rieko Kodama’s death was therefore confirmed through a commemorative message that appeared in the credits of the SEGA Mega Drive Mini 2 and a tweet from a former colleague Yosuke Okunari who recalled his excellent work.

In fact, his name has been seen quite often next to real ones SEGA masterpieces come ad esempio Alex Kidd in Miracle World, Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle, Altered Beast, Phantasy Star, Phantasy Star II, Sonic the Hedgehog e Sonic the Hedgehog 2.

Rieko Kodama: confirmed the death of the game designer of SEGA

Also let’s not forget that she was also the director of Phantasy Star IVthe manufacturer of Skies of Arcadiaand its port for Nintendo GameCube Skies of Arcadia Legendsand also various chapters of 7th Dragon and also of the project SEGA AGES per Nintendo Switch. It should also be remembered that the cause of death has not been spread out of respect for privacy and we too join in this silence by making the condolence to relatives and friends.

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Stefania Romagnoli is a dedicated writer who delves into the world of video game news. With a profound passion for gaming, Stefania keeps readers informed and up-to-date on the latest developments, announcements, and trends within the gaming industry.