Night in the Woods video game creator Alec Holowka dies
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Night in the Woods video game creator Alec Holowka dies

Alec Holowka is the co-creator of the video game 'Night in the Woods' - he has unfortunately died.
His sister, who goes by the name of 'Eileen Mary Holowka' has confirmed such tragic news on her Twitter. 
She stated: "He spent a lifetime battling moods and personality disorders."

This follows recent claims that he had physically and emotionally abused a female game designer.
As a result of this allegation, the team of the game 'Night In The Woods' and the other co-creators - Scott Benson & Bethany Hockenberry had to cut ties with Alec Holowka.

Information about the game 'Night In The Woods'

The game was released in 2017.
The game covers themes of mental illness, depression, and social immobility according to gaming website Polygon. The game is very much directed from the lives of the co-creators says Scott. 

He goes on to say; "Thousands of people have connected with Night in the Woods in a very personal way.
Whatever you're feeling is valid.
Your experience with art is yours.
What it means to you is yours." 


Alec's sister tweeted about his death, she mentioned how he was a 'victim of abuse'.
She stated;
"I will not pretend that he was not also responsible for causing harm, but deep down he was a person who wanted only to offer people care and kindness.
In the last few days, he was supported by many Manitoba crisis services, and I want to thank everyone there for their support."

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