By | August 8, 2020
Sami Vanhatalo death-obituary

Sami Vanhatalo dead: Co-founder of Remedy Games Sami Vanhatalo cause of death – obituary – tributes

  • Date of death : August 7, 2020.
  • Age: year old
  • Cause of death: unconfirmed

How did Sami Vanhatalo die?

Sami Vanhatalo. Sami was one of the co-founders of Remedy Games
– He worked with us on Death Rally, Max Payne 1 and 2. He also continued with Remedy and worked on Alan Wake

Sami Vanhatalo obituary, funeral arrangement, any GoFundMe page

The family are yet to make public the obituary and funeral arrangements. We are unable to confirm if a GoFundMe was created by the family/friends of the deceased at the time of this publication.

This post will be updated with more information as they are made available and public.

Sami Vanhatalo tributes

Family, friends and loved ones of the deceased have taken to their social media pages to share tributes, kind words and prayer.

3D Realms wrote;

RIP Sami Vanhatalo. Sami was one of the co-founders of
@RemedyGames
– He worked with us on Death Rally, Max Payne 1 and 2. He also continued with Remedy and worked on Alan Wake.
Sami is shown here second from right accepting an award with the rest of Remedy at E3 2001.

Arcade Adriano wrote;

Woke up to some really sad news. Sami Vanhatalo sadly passed away. The
@remedygames
legend was instrumental in making the Max Payne games. A true gaming legend has sadly died. RIP Sami. My thoughts are with you and your family.

James Cramer wrote;

I will never forget Sami Vanhatalo. He once told me that IGDA Finland was original him and 5 other guys in a pub, and now we’re a multi-billion dollar industry. For me, he was the embodiment of everything positive about the Finnish game industry. Rest in peace, friend.

PayneToTheMax wrote;

You may be waking up to the sad news that one of the co-founders of Remedy (Sami Vanhatalo) has passed away. He contributed work on several games at the company.

Just last month he did a podcast with Arcade Attack (calling him a “Remedy legend”) discussing his time at Remedy:

Matias Myllyrinne wrote;

RIP Sami Vanhatalo, co-founder of Remedy. He helped a naive and curious nobody to get into the industry 21 years ago. He was kind, had balls to go all in and was fair. He was a friend and a brother in arms.
@remedygames
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One Reply to “Sami Vanhatalo Death : Co-founder of Remedy Games Sami Vanhatalo dead”

  1. Timo Kemi

    I lived with this guy for the past 2,5 years, and I can tell you it breaks my heart to see him go.. Too soin..
    I dont know what to say atm…

    Its hard for me to contact ppl i havent seen, but those of you who knew him and want to talk can find my number pr email im sure.

    I know he knew and helped alot of ppl around the world, and he always treated ppl better than even himself. And if theres anything, you can contact me.

    Not alotta witty comments to put here rn…

    T

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