The godlike being known as The Gamesmaster, the ominous semi-transparent floating head famlilar to millions of nerdy British kids in the 1990s, powered down peacefully at his home at Farthing, Selsey, West Sussex, today. His weekly sermons, watched by millions were a fixture of 90s tv schedules and widely regarded as "way cooler than church." Worthy gamers were famously blessed by the terrifying disembodied face with valuable cheat codes and indispensable clues to completing tricky levels, while clumsy players were subject to merciless chastisment, much to the delight of the congregation of cheering tweenagers.
The most skilled acolytes competed in nerve-shredding contests of speed and skill to become his champion and win a chance to touch his coveted Golden Joystick.
Reports that thousands of gold rings burst out of his huge body at the moment of death remain unconfirmed.
The Gamesmaster is survived by his children Sir Dominik Diamond and Dame Brian May, and his cat Ptolemy
Outside of life as a quasi-mystical electroJesus, The Gamesmaster he was also an amateur astronomer or something.
The Gamesmaster, as he was known to millions.