Well-liked online game critic John Bain – generally known as TotalBiscuit and the Cynical Brit – has died aged 33.
YouTube Star John 'TotalBiscuit' Bain Dies Aged 33!
He had 2.2 million YouTube subscribers, however retired from reviewing video games in April after bowel most cancers unfold to his liver.
In a lengthy post on Reddit, he wrote that he didn’t “have lengthy left” and mentioned that his most cancers was terminal.
After a tweet appeared on his official account confirming his passing, his spouse Genna posted a poem as a tribute to her late husband.
She wrote: “I am extra overwhelmed with grief than I might probably specific”.
Mr Bain rose to prominence in 2010 by importing gameplay movies and opinions to his YouTube channel.
He was a champion of many smaller, indie titles, producing movies the place he shared his first impressions of latest titles. He additionally curated lists of recreation suggestions on the Steam retailer.
Mr Bain was additionally an outspoken critic of many common top-selling video games. He mentioned many builders sought to maximise revenue on the expense of recreation play.
Video service Twitch, the place Mr Bain live-streamed gaming periods, thanked him for his contribution to the trade.
“John Bain’s opinionated recreation critiques and sense of humour led to him changing into one of the vital distinguished voices within the gaming trade,” it mentioned in a statement.
Distinguished players took to Twitter to share their tributes.
Mr Bain first contracted bowel most cancers in 2014 however beneath remedy the illness went into remission. Nonetheless, the most cancers returned and unfold to his liver and backbone.
What are the signs of bowel most cancers?
- Bleeding from the underside
- A change in your bowel habits lasting greater than three weeks
- Stomach ache, particularly if extreme
- A lump in your tummy
- Unexplained weight reduction and tiredness
“Most individuals with these signs haven’t got bowel most cancers. Different well being issues may cause comparable signs. However you probably have a number of of those, or if issues simply don’t really feel proper, go to see your GP.”
Supply: Beating Bowel Cancer