Silpheed designer dies aged 45

Silpheed, Gungriffon and Grandia designer Takeshi Miyaji, who founded Gamearts with his brother when he was just 19, has died at the age of 45. G-Mode, the company he founded in 2000, announced that its CEO passed away on July 29 and that Ryu Okoriyama, former CEO of Gaia Holdings, will take his place.