Landon Montgomery Biography – Landon Montgomery Wiki
Landon Montgomery was the co-founder of Gearbox alongside Brian Martel, Stephen Bahl, Randy Pritchford and Rob Heironimus. He was known for his work on Half-Life, Halo and James Bond.
During his time at Gearbox, Montgomery was in charge of day-to-day operations as the company churned out classics such as, “Half-Life,” “Halo” and “Borderlands.” In a creative role at Gearbox, he directed and produced Half-Life: Opposing Force, James Bond: Nightfire, and Gearbox’s first independently-owned game Brothers in Arms.
Prior to co-founding Gearbox in 1999, Montgomery worked as an artist and level designer at Bethesda Softworks, where he worked on The Elder Scrolls Adventures: Redguard and An Elder Scrolls Legend: Battlespire.
After leaving Gearbox in 2010, he served as a manager at H1Z1 studio Daybreak Games. From 2019 until his death, Montgomery was working as a manager at Nvidia in Santa Clara, California, according to his LinkedIn page.
The “about” section of his LinkedIn page reads: “I’m a game development veteran with 23 years experience in the industry. I was a co-founder and the COO of Gearbox Software, where I helped develop award-winning franchises such as Borderlands and Brothers in Arms.
“I’ve also worked for other AAA studios during my career, including both developer and executive roles at Bethesda Softworks, Red Storm Entertainment (then Virtus), Rebel Boat Rocker, Nintendo of America, and Daybreak Game Company. I consider myself an expert in many fields of game development, ranging from core design and content creation to team leadership and player engagement.”
Landon Montgomery Age
Landon Montgomery was 46 years old.
Landon Montgomery Death
Landon Montgomery died on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at the age of 46. Gearbox confirmed his death in a statement on Twitter. The statement read, “We are heartbroken after learning today of the passing of one of our co-founders, Landon Montgomery. In our earliest years, Landon played a big role in helping to set our path. We will always be thankful and remember him for being part of our lives. During this trying time, our thoughts, support, are with those who were closest with him.”
In Memoriam pic.twitter.com/IYo8hMbpYH
— Gearbox Official (@GearboxOfficial) March 25, 2020
Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford tweeted: “Landon will live on in the memory of our earliest games from our work with Half-Life and Halo to the creation of our first, original game Brothers in Arms. Aloha, Landon.”
Landon Montgomery Cause of Death
Landon Montgomery’s cause of death was not revealed.
Landon Montgomery Net Worth
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