Ian Richardson, Britain’s respected industrial veteran, has died at the age of 53.
Richardson worked in video games for more than 30 years in the 1990s, including senior roles in Gremlin, Ocean, Europress and Rage. Today, he is best known for his work as business development director for Sumo Digital, where the developer grew exponentially and spent six years.
Richardson also raised significant funds for the charity SpecialEffect.
Sumo Digital explained:
He said: “We are deeply saddened by the loss of Ian Richardson this weekend. Sumo lost one of his brightest stars. He left suddenly and too soon. Many of you knew him, he was a wonderful, loving, kind person and he was much loved throughout the industry.”