Ashley Chittock – Ryan Davis: An Obituary
June 4th 1979 - July 3rd 2013
"Ryan Davis passed away on July 3rd. He was 34."
Davis was a profoundly influential figure in the realm of videogames and media journalism at large. Starting out at Gamespot.com, he quickly showed a talent for engaging, warm and friendly hosting duties in the website's live shows and podcasts.
He left Gamespot in 2007, and with former colleague Jeff Gerstmann founded Giantbomb.com, a gaming website and database that has a large focus on live shows, video features and community interaction. Giantbomb has gone on to become one of, if not the biggest, gaming website there is.
He passed away just a few days after getting married. His cheerful demeanour and non-stop happiness made everyone who followed Giantbomb's work feel truly appreciated, and he will be much missed.
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