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Obituary: Shadow of Mordor executive producer Michael Forgey

Gamasutra learned last week that longtime producer and engineer Michael Forgey, most recently executive producer on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, passed away on Thursday after a bout with cancer.

Gamasutra learned last week that longtime producer and engineer Michael Forgey passed away on Thursday after a nearly year-long bout with cancer.

The news comes courtesy of an update to the YouCaring page set up by a friend and coworker to raise money for Forgey's treatment and his family's wellbeing. 

Forgey is known best for serving as the executive producer on Monolith Productions' 2014 hit Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.

Prior to that he worked at Microsoft as a producer on multiple Gears of War games and a test lead on games like Viva Pinata and Voodoo Vince.

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