Capcom issued the following statement:
“Dear friends of Capcom,
Our COO and dear friend, Mark Beaumont, passed away this morning. This sudden loss has left us with deep sadness. Our hearts go out to his family and loved ones.
We will remember him for his humor, passion and commitment to Capcom and our industry. He was a great leader and visionary and his spirit will carry on in everything that we do. Please join us in memory of Mark.”
The sympathies of all at The Flickcast go out to the Beaumont family and those at Capcom for their loss. Rest in peace.