Gus Rodríguez

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Gustavo Rodríguez (May 27, 1960 – April 11, 2020) was an actor, screenwriter, producer, director, gamer, and video game journalist.[1] He was born in Mexico City. He was a known person in video game journalism in Latin America.[2]

In December 1991, he founded one of the most important video game magazines in the region, Club Nintendo. The magazine made more than 200 issues, publishing monthly until February 2019.[3]

He dubbed roles in Wreck It Ralph, Shrek 2, Ghostbusters, Pixels and Night at the Museum 2.

In 2019, Rodríguez was diagnosed with lung cancer. He died on April 11, 2020 of the disease in Mexico City, aged 59.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gus Rodríguez: leyenda del periodismo de videojuegos en Latinoamérica, falleció". IGN Latinoamérica (in Spanish). 2020-04-11. Retrieved 2020-04-11.
  2. "Fallece Gus Rodríguez, fundador de Club Nintendo e impulsor del gaming en México". es-us.finanzas.yahoo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 2020-04-11.
  3. "Club Nintendo detiene sus operaciones en Latinoamérica". IGN Latinoamérica (in Spanish). 2019-07-18. Retrieved 2020-04-11.
  4. "Muere Gus Rodríguez, escritor, conductor y gamer, confirmó su amigo Eugenio Derbez". noticieros.televisa.com. Retrieved 2020-04-11.