Lead Bioware Designer Corey Gaspur Dead


Currently, the reasoning behind Gaspur's passing is unknown, but he leaves behind a loving community of fans and colleagues, as is evident in the blog post BioWare posted earlier today.

From there, he established a storied career with the developer, working in many roles, including gameplay designer and lead combat designer for Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood, as well as Dragon Age: Origins, Mass Effect 2 and Mass Effect 3, as well as its respective downloadable content. Our thoughts are with Corey's friends, family and colleagues at this time.

Anthem isn't now slated for release until 2018, but there's no doubt Gaspur's passing has rocked the development team and fans alike.

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Most recently, Gaspur was a lead designer on Anthem, the studio's upcoming science fiction shared-worlds shooter.

The company noted, "Corey was a talented designer and an even better person". "We offer our condolences to Corey's family and everyone who knew him". Furthermore, Gaspur's involvement on such contemporary classic titles like Dragon Age: Origins and Mass Effect 2 means that his legacy will live on.

Corey Gaspur was involved in multiple projects that won his studio wide acclaim over the years, cementing its legacy as well as his own. As of right now, the title is slated for a 2018 release. We will surely go to miss you, Corey Gaspur.