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Japanese developer Miracle Kidz! has reported the sad news that its president, Mitsuhiro Yoshida, passed away “suddenly” on August 30.
Yoshida, who has been part of the games industry for many decades, is best known as the co-director of one of the most popular brawlers in history, River City Ransom.
As a mainstay of any NES owner’s catalog, River City Ransom has provided brawler fans with hours upon hours of double-fisted action — paving the way for the series’ enduring appeal, recognized today in the form of WayForward’s popular River City Girls franchise.