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Secret of Sega Legend Bernie Stolar’s Cause of Death

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Fans are asking about one of the most famous video game executives of the 1990s, Bernie Stolar’s cause of death after he passed away on June 22, 2022, at the age of 75. May he rest in peace.

USdayNews’ team’s thoughts and prayers are with the legend’s family and friends.

Stolar kicked off serving in the video game business in 1980, first founding a coin-op company before entering Atari. There he did everything from performing on their arcade games to their later house console steps, to of all things, guiding development on the Lynx, Atari’s infamously huge handheld device.

He then transferred to Sony where he tried to find the American branch of the company’s PlayStation brand, working as the company’s first executive vice president.

While at Sony his greatest accomplishment was lining up a number of studios and effects for the PlayStation’s early library of games, creating relationships that in many cases endure in 2022, such as Ridge Racer, Crash Bandicoot, and Spyro.

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Atari Star Bernie Stolar’s Cause of Death Revealed

According to official sources, Bernie Stolar’s cause of death was related to an illness.

After the PlayStation’s launch, Stolar moved to rivals Sega, where he did not mess around. As GamesBeat remembers:

“When I got to Sega I immediately said, ‘We have to kill Saturn. We have to stop Saturn and start building the new technology.’ That’s what I did. I brought in a new team of people and cleaned the house. There were 300-some-odd employees and I took the company down to 90 employees to start rebuilding,” the legend said.

While with Sega, he made another visionary long-term agreement, purchased a studio named Visual Concepts which would go on to become 2K Sports, and resumes to revealed the NBA 2K series to this day.

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Beloved Bernie’s post-90s career was mentioned by spells at Mattel (where he caused the company to double down on the show of Barbie video games, and Google, where he performed as the company’s first-ever “Games Evangelist,” a place he attempted to utilize to champion the thesis of streaming game service, something the company waved off at the time and then.


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