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Talented M2 programmer Akira Saito passes away

Posted on February 19, 2016 by (@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News

Akira Saito, a key member of M2, has passed away at the age of 43. Saito is sadly no longer with us due to cancer.

Saito worked on a ton of games and projects at M2, including the SEGA 3D Classics, Virtual Console emulators for the SEGA Master System and Genesis/Mega Drive on Wii, and more. He was said to be a very talented programmer.

M2 president Naoki Horii said in a post on the company’s website, “He lived his life with video games.”

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