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While on air for a podcast with Nerdist, Rockwell said “they were going to do a sequel on Amazon. We were ready to sign up, and [then] Alan Rickman passed away and Tim Allen wasn’t available – he has a show – and everybody’s schedule was all weird. It was going to shoot, like, right now. And how do you fill that void of Alan Rickman? That’s a hard void to fill.”



A hard void to fill indeed. By Grabthar's Hammer, what a crying shame.

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World of Warcraft has announced plans to include a tribute to Robin Williams after a petition popped up online to add an in-game memorial tribute to the avid WoW fan.

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Makiko Futaki was an invaluable creative resource, and instrumental in almost every work done by Studio Ghibli, where she started up in 1981. Her last film for the studio was, When Marnie Was There



Futaki was the go to animator on Princess Mononoke, and also worked closely on Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro. Futaki was a true visionary, an unrivaled talent, and a godsend for the anime industry as a whole, may she rest in peace.

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The seiyuu Matsuki Miyu died at the age of 38 on October 27. Some of her notable roles are Hisui in the Nasuverse, Kuuko from Haiyore! Nyaruko-san, Yoshinoya from Hidamari Sketch, Magical Sapphire from Fate/Kaleid, or Anna from Shimoneta. She died due to acute pneumonia. You can find a list of her roles here.

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Ralph H Baer, the inventor of the Magnavox Odyssey, has passed away at the age of 92.

His invention was the first home video game console, and he's oft considered the inventor of video games. Baer is also the inventor of the first light gun for video games, called The Shooting Gallery. You can also thank him for that electronic, wickedly frustrating memory game, Simon.

Without Baer, you certainly wouldn't be complaining about whether or not your next-gen console is next-gen enough, so think of him the next time you turn yours on. Check out the video above to watch an interview he did with PBS about his work.

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16 Touching Tributes to Nintendo's Late President

Nintendo's President, Satoru Iwata, passed away after a long battle with bile duct cancer. The gaming community at large is mourning the loss, and many have taken to fan art to express their grief.

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On Sunday morning Anton Yelchin's Jeep rolled down his driveway, pinning then crushing him against a brick post outside of his house in Los Angeles, California. It just so happens the car that caused this horrific fatality was a 2015 Grand Cherokee, and among over one million more cars/SUVs filed for recall by Fiat Chrysler. 

More than 100 crashes have been reported to date, due to gear selector problems that can confuse drivers about whether their cars are in park or not.

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The famous tumblr user Artofapony who is also well known for her stoned trixie blog passed away recently. She will be incredibly missed by so many people.