Gears of War Producer Passes Away After Long Cancer Battle

If you’ve been playing video games for a long time, the name Michael Forgey may sound familiar to you. After all, he’s worked on several major games including Gears of War, Perfect Dark Zero, Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, and Fable.

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The Gears of War producer was first diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer back in May 2015, and it was recently announced that he passed away on March 3 after almost a year-long battle against the sickness. The announcement on YouCaring reads as follows:

“Mike passed away yesterday, March 3 at 3:15 am. His last few days were peaceful with his family by his side. Mike was so touched by everyone’s support during his fight. His family wants to thank everyone for their kind words and support during this difficult time.”

You can read the full blog of his cancer battle here.

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