Founded in 2009, award-winning interactive entertainment company Yoozoo Games has developed popular MMO titles like the League of Angels series as well as Game of Thrones winter is coming mobile game. Sadly, Lin Qi, 39-year-old CEO of Yoozoo Games and producer of an upcoming Netlflix series from the creators of Game of Thrones, passed away on Christmas Day. According to CNN, The board of directors of Yoozoo Games issued a statement saying, “The directors, supervisors, senior management and all employees of the company express their sincere condolences on the passing of Mr. Lin Qi.”
In addition, police investigating Lin Qi’s death suspect the billionaire was poisoned. A colleague of Lin Qi, named Xu, was arrested in Shanghai with police confirming that Xu was “suspected of committing a major crime.” Two days before his death, Yoozoo Games released a statement informing fans that Lin Qi had been admitted to the hospital after a period of “physical discomfort”, but had stabilized and was recovering. Details surrounding Lin Qi’s death as well as Xu have been sparse to say the least. Despite Xu’s arrest, however, the investigation is still ongoing.