Game Designer Kenji Eno Found Dead, Age 42

on February 21, 2013 4:09 PM

As reported by Kotaku and The Asahi Shumbum, Kenji Eno, the Japanese musician and game designer, passed away in Tokyo yesterday at the age of 42, due to heart failure and high blood pressure.

Known for a developing games and writing music, Eno has been involved in many projects, including the Sega Saturn horror game D, Sega Rally 2, WiiWare titles, and designing digital money payment systems for vending machines.

In a day of layoffs from both the game industry and from game journalism, it’s sad to have yet another sad piece of news to report on. The staff here at DualShockers sends out our most heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of Keiji Eno.

 /  Features Editor
Born and raised in video games and "geek culture," Masoud has been bred off of fantasy worlds his entire life and doesn't see anything wrong with that. He loves RPGs (especially TRPGs), sandbox games, the sci-fi genre, dieselpunk, art deco, and anything that allows him to create. Having graduated from John Jay College with a degree in English and a minor in Creative Writing, Masoud hopes to one day pen the same novels, comics, movies, and video games he enjoys escaping into when the real world gets too boring.