Tetris and Donkey Kong composer Fuller has passed away

Matthew Jarvis
Tetris and Donkey Kong composer Fuller has passed away

Brad Fuller, who helped create the soundtracks to a number of classic 1980s video games, has died.

Working as a composer for video games since 1978, Fuller joined Atari in 1982, where he created the scores to titles including Tetris, Donkey Kong, Marble Madness and Gauntlet II.

He also worked on a number of licensed tie-in games, such as Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Rugrats Go Wild.

Serving as director of audio at Atari for more than a decade, Fuller also oversaw the sound effects of releases as well as soundtracks.

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