TotalBiscuit, A Famous Video Game Critic, Dies At 33 Of Cancer
John Bain, known as TotalBiscuit, was a popular video game critic. His YouTube page boasts 2.2 million subscribers, and Bain was known to be a vocal supporter indie games and original content. According to CNN, the highly respected critic passed away on Thursday (May 24) at the age 33. Bain had been battling cancer for four years.
Bain was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2014, and he announced the disease was terminal the next year. The cancer spread to his liver and other parts his body. His wife Gemma Bain posted the poem "Love Constant Beyond Death" by Francisco de Quevedo on Twitter in a heartfelt and emotional tribute to her late husband. "Rest in Peace my Dearest Love, John @Totalbiscuit Bain, July 8, 1984 - May 24, 2018," she captioned the post.
Bain announced about a month ago on that he was retiring from critiquing games, and that his cancer was no longer responding to the chemotherapy. "Conventional treatments ineffective, liver too damage for clinical trials that we know . I'm retiring as a critic to spend whats left my life sharing my love gaming with my wife and all you co-op videos and streams," he wrote as his last public update.