Robert Krakoff Died: What Was His Cause Of Death?

Robert Krakoff, known to most as ” Razer Guy”, co-founder and honorary president of Razer, the well-known PC gaming peripheral company, passed away, according to reports received from natural causes at the age of 82. The news was given by friends and colleagues of the deceased and from the official Razer Instagram page.

Born on October 4, 1940, Robert Krakoff founded Razer in 1998, when he was 58, along with company CEO Chen Minliang, in San Diego, California.

In the mid-90s, with the increasingly widespread diffusion of online games and especially competitive shooter games ( FPS ), players realized how traditional peripherals were not adequate for optimal gaming experiences.

Here comes the Razer of Robert Krakoff and Chen Minliang, who took the ball to consolidate the advantages offered by its peripherals that offered technological, ergonomic, and attractive design innovations, to become today, synonymous with professional equipment in the world of competitive gaming not.

As evidence of this, Razer has won the “Best of CES” award for six consecutive years, and on November 13, 2017, Razer announced its successful listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (SEHK)

Robert Krakoff, therefore, is a pioneer of PC gaming as we know it today, and will surely remain in the memories of all those who use Razer peripherals to venture into the increasingly vast world of video games, competitive and otherwise.

We will miss you, Razer Guy.

Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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