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Pokemon creative design director killed in windstorm

Posted on March 15, 2016 by (@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News

The Pokemon Company Interational creative design director Eric Medalle died on Sunday during a windstorm. Medalle was taking his one of his daughter for a drive, but a massive tree crashed down on the family’s SUV. The girl thankfully made it out with only minor injuries.

Medalle was credited with several games in the Pokemon series. Here’s the lineup, courtesy of Bulbapedia:

– Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire: English & European Graphic Design
– Pokemon X and Y: English & European Graphic Design
– Pokemon Black and White Versions 2: English Version Artwork
– Pokemon Conquest: Graphic Design
– Pokemon Black and White Versions: English Version Artwork
– Pokemon Ranger: Guardian Signs: English-Version Graphic Design
– Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver Versions: English-Version Artwork
– Pokemon Ranger: Shadows of Almia: English Version Artwork

More disappointing news to share. Our hearts goes out to Medalle’s family during this tough time.

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